Dengaku Tofu

January 18, 2018

Dengaku is a Miso glazed dish that has been eaten in Japan for around 1000 years! Famous dengaku dishes are Tofu, Konnyaku, aubergine. You can cook Dengaku Tofu so easy with just a pan! Also, we give you a super lazy recipe using microwave. 

You can make dengaku tofu with firm Tofu. 

Dengaku tofu (cooked with a pan)

 Ingredients

Method

  • 1 firm Tofu ( about 300g to 350g)
  • ★3 tbsp of red miso paste
  • ★5 tbsp of sugar
  • ★2 tbsp of Sake
  • ★1 tbsp od Mirin
  • Mustard if you like  

Cut Tofu to eatable size, wrap them with kitchen roll to take the water away and leave them while you are making miso sauce. (leave about 20min)

Fry tofu in the pan, put the oil if it sticks to the pan. Fry each sides for about 2 minutes. Remove those tofu from the pan and start cooking ★ marked sauces all together in the pan. When it gets bit thick, put the tofu back in the pan and fry together. Serve it with mustard on. 

 

Cook with microwave

 Ingredients

Method

  • 1 firm Tofu
  • ★1 tbsp of miso
  • ★1 tbsp of sugar
  • ★1 tbsp of mirin
  • ★1 tbsp of sake
Boil the tofu, then dab with kitchen roll. Cut the tofu into bite-size chunks. Mix all the ★ marked ingredients together, heat it in the microwave. Put the sauce on the tofu and it is all done! Very Easy.

 

 






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