“J-Simple Recipes” is the abbreviation for “Japanese Simple Recipes.”
We explain Japanese recipes you can easily cook, as well as typical meals, foodstuffs and table manners.

J-Simple Recipes title
home > japanese/int'l. recipes > bean recipes > tofu curry & rice

tofu curry & rice

  • Serves: 5
  • Calories: 585 kcal
  • Total Time: 2 h 0 m
    • Prep: 1 h 15 m
    • Cook: 45 m
  • Japanese: Tōfu-karē-raisu
Tofu Curry & Rice


  • 2 block of tofu
  • 14 ounces chicken thigh
  • 14 ounces onions
  • 5 cloves garlic
  • solid curry blocks (for 5 servings)
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon salad oil
  • a little salt
  • a little pepper
  • 5 servings steamed rice
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. Slice the onions and garlic cloves thinly. Cut the chicken into bite-size pieces.

Step 2

step 2:

Place the salad oil in a pan and add the sliced garlic. Sear on low heat until you smell the odor of them cooking.

Step 3

step 3:

Add the chicken and sprinkle a little salt and pepper on top. Sear the chicken on medium heat until it turns a brownish color.

Step 4

step 4:

Add the onions and sear until they turn a brownish color.

Step 5

step 5:

Add the chicken stock and tofu. Simmer for 30 minutes on low heat.

Step 6

step 6:

Split apart the solid curry blocks and add. Stir until well mixed and simmer for 5 minutes.


Serve over the steamed rice.


The tofu suits curry taste well. This dish is simple and delicious.