Dubu Jorim (Spicy Braised Tofu)

Tested Recipe with Slight Adjustment Adapted from www.koreanbapsang.com




1 packet x 300g tofu (cut into ½-inch slices)

1 spring onion (sliced diagonally)

¼ medium onion (sliced)

200g king oyster mushroom (sliced)

1 red chilli (sliced diagonally)

1 green chilli (sliced diagonally)

Braising liquid:

2 tbsp gochugaru (Korean hot pepper flakes)

1 tsp gochujang (Korean hot pepper paste)

2 tbsp light soy sauce

2 tsp liquid from salted shrimps

1 tbsp corn syrup

1 tbsp chopped garlic

1 cup water

2 tbsp extra virgin sesame oil


½ tsp toasted white sesame seeds

Preparation Instructions:

  1. Combine all of the braising liquid except the extra virgin sesame oil.
  2. Spread the onion slices at the bottom of a clay pot. Arrange the tofu on top, and then pour the braising liquid over. Bring it to a boil, and then reduce the heat to medium. Cook for about 5 minutes.
  3. Add the remaining vegetables, and drizzle the extra virgin sesame oil over. Continue to boil for 5 more minutes. Sprinkle with the toasted white sesame seeds.

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