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Cooking Time: 30 minutes Recipe Difficulty: Very Easy Servings Amount: 4 Recipe Lead: …for when you don’t know what to do with that lonely box of tofu in your fridge… Ingredients 1 13 oz. box extra firm tofu (cut into 1/2-inch cubes) 1 tbsp potato starch (can sub corn starch) 3 tbsp sesame oil* 4 […]

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Your Favorite Tofu Recipe EVAR.

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Cooking Time: 30 minutes
Recipe Difficulty: Very Easy
Servings Amount: 4

Recipe Lead: …for when you don’t know what to do with that lonely box of tofu in your fridge…

Ingredients
  • 1 13 oz. box extra firm tofu (cut into 1/2-inch cubes)
  • 1 tbsp potato starch (can sub corn starch)
  • 3 tbsp sesame oil*
  • 4 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup (corn syrup, if you dare…)
  • 1 tbsp Korean pepper powder**
  • 1 1/2 tbsp gochujang^
  • 1 tbsp Korean BBQ marinade
  • 1 handful dried chilis`
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 scallions (chopped)
  1.  Coat tofu with potato starch.
  2.  Cook tofu in sesame oil over medium-high heat until all sides are browned.  Remove from heat and set aside.
  3. In same pan, add 1 tbsp sesame oil and add garlic, maple syrup, Korean pepper powder, gochujang, dried chilis, Korean bbq marinade and stir.
  4. Add back the tofu, together with 1/2 cup of water.  Cook over low heat until sauce thickens (should take about a minute).
  5. Throw on some scallions as garnish and serve while warm.
  6. Repress the urge to send me a thank you card for this recipe.  Or don’t. 😉

**You can get Korean pepper powder here.
^You can get gluten-free and vegan gochujang here.
`You can get dried chilis here.

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  1. Phoebe says:

    Thank you so much for your recipes. I love them!! I also love your stories, they are raw and beautiful, thank you so much for sharing them as well.

  2. Erica says:

    Thank you! We absolutely loved this recipe!

  3. Bobby G says:

    OMG this is insanely delicious. Thank you so much!!!

  4. Kathleen says:

    Super quick and easy, we LOVED this!! Thank you!

  5. Dee says:

    Is gochujang the same as fermented red pepper paste?

CHECK IT OUT

IF YOU WANT TO EAT AMAZING VEGAN FOOD, I AM HERE TO HELP.

This meal planner was built for you.
THE KOREAN VEGAN MEAL PLANNER IS HERE.