Sunday, August 14, 2022

Tofu Dishes to Enjoy

Tofu is a terrific way to add protein to your lifestyle, if you’re a vegan or vegetarian or even just want to incorporate more non-meat foods into your diet. Its mellow taste allows it to be used in a variety of cuisines. Quick breakfasts and easy dinners benefit from this flexible ingredient.

Agedashi Tofu

Agedashi Tofu. (source : Pinterest).

With fried skin and a soft and velvety interior, Agedashi Tofu is a known Japanese dining entrée. To make your own, coat the soft tofu in potato starch mixed with dashi soup broth, soy sauce, and rice wine, then deep-fry and top it with its own marinade.

Tofu & Vegetable Egg Rolls

Veggie Egg Rolls with Crispy Tofu - Pinch Me Good
Veggie Egg Rolls with Crispy Tofu. (source : pinchmegood).

Egg rolls are a popular takeaway food item, but the deep-frying process makes them a hassle to prepare yourself. Bake the rolls to prevent mess when frying and create a crispy roll, it may not be identical to takeout egg rolls, but it’s a good alternative.

Mapo Tofu

Mapo Tofu. (source : Pinterest).

Mapo tofu is a traditional Szechuan delicacy that combines soft tofu and minced pork (but use any kind of meat you prefer) with a spicy, aromatic sauce made with aged Chinese black beans. The recipe comes along fast in a heated wok after shortly marinating the meat and softening the tofu. Serve with a side of warm rice.

Vegan Spinach Dip

Vegan Spinach Dip - Simple Vegan Blog
Vegan Spinach Tofu Dip. (source : simpleveganblog).

The key ingredient that gives this vegan spinach dip its authentic flavour is the soft tofu. Cheese lovers won’t recognize the tofu. The best thing about tofu spinach dip is that it doesn’t require any heat preparation. The only thing you’ll need is a food processor, it doesn’t get any easier. Divulge into this dip with crackers or toasted bread.

Sundubu Jiggae (Korean Spicy Soft Tofu Stew)

Sundubu Jjigae (Korean Soft Tofu Stew) - Omnivore's Cookbook
Sudubu Jiggae (Korean Soft Tofu Stew). (source : Omnivorescookbook).

This spicy Korean stew is stuffed with curdled soft tofu, garlicky cutouts of beef, and tender mussels to take your favourite hearty dishes up a notch. In roughly half an hour, the components boil in a single pot for a simple family dinner that is meaty, delicious, and fulfilling.

Syifa Ramadhani
An undergrad student who takes joy in writing.

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