Buta Dofu - Pork With Tofu

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by Chicagopm

Another church cookbook recipe. If you like tofu and pork, this may be the dish for you!

Top Review by pdemouthe

This is the closest I've found to a favorite dish from the old Eddoko restaurant in Berkeley. When the owners retired, so did the dish! It's a great cold-weather dinner. I'd suggest using less soy sauce and sugar at first--you can always add more after tasting. You can also add a Tb. of Mirin, sake, or even marsala for extra flavor.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Slice pork into thin strips.
  2. Heat oil in a heavy frying pan and brown pork well.
  3. Add onion, garlic and ginger and cook until the onion has softened.
  4. Add cubed tofu and broth and cook 10 minutes.
  5. Season with sugar and soy sauce.
  6. Cook covered, 5 minutes.
  7. Add cornstarch which has been mixed with a little water and stir gently until thickened.
  8. Let steam for a minute.
  9. Add sliced green onion and steam for a minute or so.
  10. May garnish with chopped green onions just before serving if desired.

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