Recipes

Pan fried tofu in soy sauce

Dubu-ganjangjorim 두부간장조림

Hi, everybody!
I’m introducing 2 kinds of Korean tofu side dishes to you today! This one is the recipe for pan fried tofu in soy sauce, and we’ll also have a dosirak review when we’re finished making it (the other dish in the video is Dububuchim-yangnyeomjang).

Let’s start!

Ingredients:

Directions:

  1. Slice the tofu into 10 bite size pieces (¼ inch thick rectangles). Towel off each piece with a paper towel.tofu
  2. Heat a pan and add 1 to 2 tbs of vegetable oil.
  3. Add the tofu and lower the heat. Cook over low heat for about 5 to 7 minutes until the bottoms of the tofu pieces turn golden brown.whitetofu
  4. Turn over  each piece and cook another 5 minutes.pan-fried tofu
  5. Add 1 clove minced garlic, 1 tbs soy sauce, 1 tbs corn syrup and stir, to caramelize the tofu.dubuganjangjorim
  6. Turn the heat off and transfer the cooked tofu to a serving plate.
  7. Sprinkle some roasted black sesame seeds over top before serving.dubuganjangjorim1
  8. Serve with rice as a side dish, or in a Korean lunchbox.

Let’s review your Korean cooking skill by making dosirak (lunchbox) with this. In this case I also prepared a spinach side dish (shigumchi namul) and a breaded fish pancake (using my cod jeon recipe) to go with the dubu-ganjangjorim.

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This dosirak is not only a healthy, well balanced meal, but also colorful and delicious! Try it out!

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8 Comments:

  1. P89Thomas Texas My profile page joined 11/14
    Posted November 17th, 2014 at 9:19 pm | # |

    Very easy and very good! I added a bit of hot chili paste to give it a bit of heat. Makes me miss kimbap heaven in Taegu!

  2. deema Ulsa, South Korea My profile page joined 8/14
    Posted August 21st, 2014 at 9:13 am | # |

    Hi, your blog has been very helpful for me as an expat living in Korea. Would you be able to tell me how would I ask for firm tofu at a local Korean market?

  3. Jiulina Indonesia My profile page joined 6/14
    Posted June 17th, 2014 at 5:06 am | # |

    Hi,this is my first time watch your tutorial and want to try this dish..but, what if i don’t have corn syrup? can i use honey instead and have a same result? thanks!

  4. amddr91 USA My profile page joined 4/14
    Posted April 14th, 2014 at 4:14 pm | # |

    I see the picture above has beans cooked with the rice. What type of beans do you use? Do you just add the dry beans to dry rice, rinse, and cook them in a rice cooker or is there a different way to make this? Thanks!

  5. Yukiji Mongolia My profile page joined 9/13
    Posted September 12th, 2013 at 9:43 am | # |

    Hello! Can I know what kind of sesame oil are you using? The sweet sesame oil or just normal sesame oil? Thank you


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