Korean Braised Tofu

Author: Anita Jacobson




Prep Time: 5 mins

Cook Time: 10 mins

Total Time: 15 mins

Serves: 4


  • 1 onion, cut into thin slices
  • 1 packet firm tofu, cut into 16 squares
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/2 - 1 tablespoon Korean chili powder (gochugaru)
  • 3 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 4 tablespoon sake
  • 1 scallion, cut into thin slices
  • nanami togarashi (or use toasted sesame seeds), optional


  1. Place onion slices on a non-stick skillet/frying pan, then top with slices of tofu.
  2. Mix sugar, Korean chili powder, soy sauce, and sake together. Pour over tofu slices.
  3. Cover the skillet/frying pan with a lid. Turn the heat to high and cook until boiling. Turn the heat to medium-high, and cook for another 5 minutes, baste with the sauce a couple of times.
  4. Remove lid, turn the heat back to high, and cook until the sauce has reduced.
  5. Turn off heat, transfer to serving plate, garnish with scallions and nanami togarashi/sesame seeds. Serve immediately.

Another great recipe by https://dailycookingquest.com.