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Braised Chilli Tofu

Prep: 10 mins

Cook: 25 mins

This Korean-style braised tofu recipe is the perfect winter warmer!

  • 300g fresh firm tofu

  • 2 spring onions

  • 2 cloves garlic

  • 1-2 ladles fresh vegetable stock

The Braising Liquid

  • 1 tbsp Korean chilli powder (gochugaru)

  • 1 ½ tbsp light soy sauce or gluten-free soy sauce

  • 1 tsp brown sugar

  • ½ tsp salt

Preparation

  • Slice the tofu into ½ cm thick slices. Then roughly chop the spring onions and garlic.

  • Mix the ‘The Braising Liquid’ ingredients together in a ramekin.

Cooking

  • Heat 1-2 tbsp vegetable oil in a frying pan to a medium heat and fry the tofu slices for 2-3 minutes on both sides until golden brown.

  • Heat ½ tbsp vegetable oil in a saucepan to a medium heat and add the spring onions and garlic, sear for 30 seconds to a minute. Then add ‘The Braising Liquid’ and allow it to bubble up before adding the vegetable stock. Pour the stock in and bring to a boil, then add the fried tofu, cover with a lid, and turn the heat down to simmer for 5-10 minutes. Lift the lid and continue to simmer for a further 5-10 minutes. Enjoy with steamed rice or on it's own.

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  • 300g fresh firm tofu

  • 2 spring onions

  • 2 cloves garlic

  • 1-2 ladles fresh vegetable stock

The Braising Liquid

  • 1 tbsp Korean chilli powder (gochugaru)

  • 1 ½ tbsp light soy sauce or gluten-free soy sauce

  • 1 tsp brown sugar

  • ½ tsp salt


Preparation

  • Slice the tofu into ½ cm thick slices. Then roughly chop the spring onions and garlic.

  • Mix the ‘The Braising Liquid’ ingredients together in a ramekin.

Cooking

  • Heat 1-2 tbsp vegetable oil in a frying pan to a medium heat and fry the tofu slices for 2-3 minutes on both sides until golden brown.

  • Heat ½ tbsp vegetable oil in a saucepan to a medium heat and add the spring onions and garlic, sear for 30 seconds to a minute. Then add ‘The Braising Liquid’ and allow it to bubble up before adding the vegetable stock. Pour the stock in and bring to a boil, then add the fried tofu, cover with a lid, and turn the heat down to simmer for 5-10 minutes. Lift the lid and continue to simmer for a further 5-10 minutes. Enjoy with steamed rice or on it's own.

How To Make Braised Chilli Tofu

INSPIRED BY OUR TIPS AND RECIPES?

Why not check out our exclusive School of Wok ranges below - From our popular woks to our fun and inspiring cooking classes, we cater for all of your culinary needs!

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