Warm Tofu With Spicy Garlic Sauce

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by Sharon123

This is gently simmered tofu topped with a stir together sauce, commonly called banchan. It would make a great vegetarian course served with rice.You will want to eat the sauce on everything! Adapted from Gourmet magazine(March 2009).

Top Review by Lanski

I did't have sesame oil so I used extra virgin olive oil instead. It was great! Me and husband loved it. WIll definitely make this again. Thanks for sharing! :)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Carefully rinse the tofu, then cover with cold water in a medium saucepan. Bring to a simmer over medium-high heat, then keep warm, covered, over very low heat.
  2. Meanwhile, mince and mash garlic to a paste with a pinch of salt. Stir together with remaining ingredients (except tofu).
  3. Just before serving, carefully lift tofu from saucepan with a large spatula and drain on paper towels. Gently pat dry, then move to a small plate. Spoon some sauce over tofu and serve warm. Serve remaining sauce on the side.
  4. Note:
  5. Sauce can be made 1 day ahead and chilled. Bring to room temperature before using.
  6. Tofu can be kept warm up to 4 hours.

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