Jorim 조림 (Sauced/Simmered)Korean Recipes

Spicy Fried and Simmered Tofu

Servings: 6

Ingredients

1

pound

firm tofu (or 1 nearest size container)

cooking oil (vegetable or blended soy bean/sesame oil)

Simmer Sauce

1/4

cup

soy sauce

1 1/2

teaspoon

sesame oil

1

tablespoon

sugar (or 1/2 teaspoon sugar substitute)

6

cloves

peeled garlic

2 1/2

tablespoon

fine or medium ground red chile pepper

Garnish

2

green onions, thinly sliced

1

teaspoon

toasted sesame seeds

1

each

fresh red chili or jalapeño pepper

Procedure

Preparation

Drain tofu for about 20 minutes.

Cut into roughly 1/2 inch thick slices and pat each slice dry with paper towel.

Mix Simmer Sauce

Place soy sauce and garlic into a blender and blend into a smooth liquid.

Add all sauce ingredients to a medium mixing bowl and mix well.

Garnish

Trim top and bottom of the green onions, and remove any wilted/brown stems.

Fine chop the onion.

Remove stem from pepper, wash, and cut into fine slivers.

Cooking

Pre heat a large skillet/pan lightly coated with cooking oil.

Add the tofu and fry until lightly browned (about 2 to 3 minutes)

Gently turn and brown the other side.

Remove tofu from skillet/pan.

Pour simmer sauce into pan and bring to a light boil over high heat.

Reduce heat to low and gently add fried tofu.

Simmer for 3 to 4 minutes, occaisionaly spooning the sauce over the tofu.

Garnish with green onion, pepper, and toasted sesame seed.

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