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korean braised tofu (dubu jorim)
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Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Total: 25 minutes

Servings: 3


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Step 1

Pat dry the tofu using paper towels.

Step 2

Cut the tofu into rectangular pieces.

Step 3

Fry the tofu in oil until golden brown on both sides.

Step 4

In a bowl, combine soy sauce, water, sesame oil, gochugaru, sugar, half of the sesame seeds, minced garlic, and the white part of the scallion.

Step 5

Pour the mixture into the pan with the fried tofu and give it a mix to evenly coat all the tofu pieces with the sauce.

Step 6

Close the lid and simmer for 5-6 minutes or until the sauce has reduced by half.

Step 7

Garnish with the green part of the scallion and leftover sesame seeds.

Step 8

Transfer to a plate and enjoy as a side dish with rice or noodles.