Taste of Japan in Your Kitchen
Taste of Japan in Your Kitchen
by Rie Nakamura
Tips!
It tastes good when you put it on rice like Furikake. This is my children's favorite dish!
Tofu Soboro
The Japanese word "soboro" usually refers to any type of marinated ground meat with a crumbly texture. This recipe makes use of tofu instead of meat, which makes it healthier and lower in calories. Tofu also contains isoflavones and protein, which are good for cancer prevention and lowering cholesterol. Enjoy tofu soboro as a tasty rice topping, or combine with other ingredients to make spring rolls or noodles.
Cooking time
15 min
Total Calories
122 Kcal
Ingredients
8
by Rie Nakamura
Tips!
It tastes good when you put it on rice like Furikake. This is my children's favorite dish!
Ingredient
4
Firm tofu
1
Onion
1/2
Sesame oil
1 tbsp
A
Squeezed juice of ginger
1 tsp
Soy sauce
2 tbsp
Mirin (sweet sake)
1.5 tbsp
Miso
1/2 tsp
Sesame oil
to taste
Nutrition
Calories
・・・ 122 Calories
Sodium
・・・ 557 mg
Fat
・・・ 6.8 g
Protein
・・・ 6.4 g
Carbonhydrates
・・・ 7.1 g
Fiber
・・・ 1.3 g
Cholesterol
・・・ 0 mg
STEP 1
- Mince the onion. - Place the tofu in boiling water for 1 minute, then drain the excess water with a colander.
STEP 2
Heat 1 tbsp of sesame oil in a frying pan over medium heat. Tear the tofu apart as you put it in the pan and saute until the tofu breaks into finer pieces.
STEP 3
Add the onion. Saute until cooked.
STEP 4
Add ingredients A and keep cooking until the water is gone. Sprinkle with sesame oil as preferred.
  • Boiling tofu then draining the excess water gives it a meat-like texture. This also makes it easier to break it into finer pieces.
  • Add miso for a fuller taste.