Fried Tofu. Korean Cuisine.

I personally love Korean cuisine, the staples of which are chilies, sesame oil, sesame seeds, garlic and scallions.


Tofu firm- 1 packet, sliced in 7 mm slices.

Scallions- 3 chopped, reserve some for garnishing.

Onion- 1 chopped.

Garlic- 3 cloves, chopped.

Sesame oil- 1 tablespoon.

Toasted Sesame Seeds- 1 teaspoon seeds for garnishing.

Oil for frying.

For the sauce:

Water- 1 cup.

Soy sauce- 2 tablespoons.

Sugar- 1 tablespoon.

Salt- 1 teaspoon.

Chili flakes, paprika-1 tablespoon each.


Mix all the sauce ingredients in a bowl.

Heat an oil in anon stick  frying pan, fry tofu till browned on both sides. This would take time, please be patient.

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Take the tofu out, reserve the oil. Clean the pan, as there will be some bits and pieces, that you don’t want to be in a dish.

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Heat an oil and add onion, garlic and scallions. Cook till softened, add your sauce, cook whilst stirring for a couple of minuets till the sauce thickens.

Add your tofu, make sure it’s coated with sauce and absorbs it for a while.

Garnish with reserved scallions and sesame seeds.Serve with rice.

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