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Tofu Kimchi - Korean Food

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Ingredients
  Bacon slices 4 , chopped (thick cut)
  Pork loin 10 Ounce, cut into bite sized pieces
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
  Onion 1 Medium, finely chopped
  Mirin 3 Tablespoon
  Kimchi 2 Cup (32 tbs), chopped
  Korean red pepper flakes 2 Tablespoon
  Sugar 2 Teaspoon
  Green onions 3 , finely chopped (1/2 for garnish)
  Jalapeno 1 , finely chopped
  Firm tofu 350 Gram
For garnish
  Sesame oil 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sesame seeds 1 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Chop the bacon slices.

MAKING
2. In a sauté pan, add the bacon slices and sauté until they turn crispy and starts to render fat.
3. Add the chopped pork loin. Season with salt and pepper.
4. Add the onion and sauté well.
5. Next goes in the mirin along with the chopped kimchi and its juice. Sauté everything together.
6. Add the Korean red pepper flakes and sugar.
7. Add ½ the chopped green onions and the chopped jalapenos. Stir to mix.
8. Meanwhile, cut the tofu into ¼ inch thick squares as shown in the video.
9. Microwave the tofu covered for 2-3 minutes.

FINALIZING
10. Once the sauted meat looks cooked, drizzle the sesame oil over the sauted meat and garnish with toasted sesame seeds and chopped green onions.

SERVING
11. Arrange the tofu squares all around the edge of a plate with the bowl of the sauted meat in the center. Serve right away.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Korean
Course: 
Side Dish
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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