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.
Squeezed juice of ginger
Mirin (sweet sake)
･･･ 122 Calories
･･･ 557 mg
･･･ 6.8 g
･･･ 6.4 g
･･･ 7.1 g
･･･ 1.3 g
･･･ 0 mg
- Mince the onion. - Place the tofu in boiling water for 1 minute, then drain the excess water with a colander.
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.
Add the onion. Saute until cooked.
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.