Tofu & Soy Protein

  • Donburi (Rice Bowl) Tofu & Soy Protein

    Soy Meat & Egg Rice Bowl

    A very popular Japanese rice bowl dish ‘Oyako’ Don is made with Chicken and Egg. This is a vegetarian version of ‘Oyako’ Don and I used the mince type Soy Meat today. There is another vegetarian version which is made with Abura-age (Thin Fried Tofu). This type of dish can be made with other protein …

  • Chicken Tofu & Soy Protein

    Healthy Tofu & Chicken Balls

    You can make healthy Chicken Balls even healthier by mixing Tofu with Chicken Mince. ‘Chicken & Tofu Burgers’ is an example and it is very popular in Japan. These ‘Tofu & Chicken Balls’ are best cooked in the boiling Stock, so that you would need no Oil at all. I often cook them in a …

  • Egg Tofu & Soy Protein Vegetables

    Kōya Dōfu ‘Tamago Toji’

    ‘Kōya Dōfu’ is freeze-dried Tofu, originated in the mid 16th century in Japan. It is still a very popular food. It looks like a hard dried sponge. You need to soak it in warm water before use. ‘Tamago Toji’ is a Japanese cooking method to bind the ingredients with Egg. This is a very simple …

  • Egg Tofu & Soy Protein Vegetables

    Stir-fried Tomato, Tofu & Egg

    This is a dish I often cook in summer when Tomatoes are in season. It’s a very simple stir-fry dish and my family enjoys it always. Ripe and sweet Tomatoes are ideal, but not-so-great Tomatoes are also suitable as you stir-fry them. Makes 2 Servings Ingredients 2 Tomatoes200 to 250g Tofu *I used medium soft …

  • Tofu & Soy Protein Vegetables

    Simmered Abura-age & Bok Choy

    As I am getting old, I enjoy this type of dishes more. If you use vegetable-base stock such as Kombu (Kelp) dashi stock, this dish can be totally Vegan. Very comforting, delicious, healthy, and gentle to stomach. Today I enjoyed this dish with freshly cooked Rice, and I was very satisfied. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients …

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    Agedashi Tofu with Gochujang Sauce

    The other day my daughter cooked a Korean dish called ‘Tteokbokki’. The sauce was too sweet for me, but I thought that the sauce would be good with ‘Agedashi Tofu’ (aka ‘Agedashidōfu’). I made a similar sauce that is much less sweet. The spicy & garlicky sauce is totally different from the traditional Japanese sauce …

  • Mushrooms Tofu & Soy Protein

    Hot Tofu with Mushroom Sauce

    This healthy and comforting dish is perfect for dinner on a cold day. It can be Vegan. Today I used Chicken Stock, but you can use plant-based stock. Use extra Soy Sauce instead of Oyster Sauce. You would need to add some Mirin or Sugar to add sweetness to the flavour. Hard Tofu is NOT …

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    Fried Tofu with Sweet Miso Sauce

    ‘Atsu-age’ is the Japanese name for the deep-fried Tofu. Because it has been deep-fried, Tofu has firmer texture and meat-like outside, it is very suitable for stir-fry. Today I seasoned with Sweet Miso Sauce that I often use to season fried Eggplant. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 500g Atsu-age (Deep-fried Tofu) *medium soft type recommended1 teaspoon …

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    Vegan Mabo Dōfu

    Dry Soy Meat products are available from many Asian Grocery stores and they are quite cheap. The mince type Dry Soy Meat is a good substitute of minced meat, and you can find more recipes on this website. This is another recipe to use it. Asian mushrooms such as Shiitake can be a good addition …

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