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bubbling boiled tofu

  • Serves: 4
  • Calories: 156 kcal
  • Total Time: 15 m
    • Prep: 5 m
    • Cook: 10 m
  • Japanese: Yu-dōfu
Bubbling Tofu



dipping sauce:

Step 1

step 1:

Cut each tofu block in half lengthwise. Place knife halfway down the side of the block and slice across. Then cut each half across in thirds to make 12 bite-size pieces for each block.

Step 2

step 2:

Chop the leek into thin pieces.

Step 3

step 3:

Put the ingredients for the dipping sauce into a pan and bring to a boil.

Step 4

step 4:

Place the dried sea tangle in another pan. Add the water and tofu and bring to a boil. Remove from heat.



Pour the dipping sauce into individual serving bowls. Scoop out the tofu with a slotted spatula or spoon and place in the dipping sauce. Sprinkle with the chopped leek, bonito flakes and shichimi (optional). On a cold day, this dish makes you warm.