Tofu Dengaku with Ginger and Scallions
  • CuisinesJapanese
Servings Prep Time
2sticks 10minutes
Cook Time
Servings Prep Time
2sticks 10minutes
Cook Time
  • 14oz block firm tofudrained
  • 2tablespoons white miso paste
  • 2tablespoons red miso paste
  • 1tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2tablespoon mirin
  • 1 1/2tablespoon sake
  • 1 1/2tablespoon dashi
  • 1thumb size gingerpeeled and finely grated
  • 1 scallionfinely chopped
  • 1/2teaspoon sesame seeds
  1. Turn the oven to broil.
  2. Wrap tofu in paper towel and leave until paper towel has soaked through. Repeat a couple of times to remove excess water.
  3. Slice tofu in half in thickness and in 4 slices lengthwise.
  4. In a mixing bowl add red and white miso, soy sauce, mirin, sugar, sake, dashi and grated ginger and mix well.
  5. In a pan over high heat, add tofu slices and fry each side for about 2 minutes, until they are golden brown.
  6. Transfer the tofu onto a sheet tray and brush a good amount of mixed sauce on top of each slice.
  7. Broil for 3 1/2 to 4 minutes, until dark brown.
  8. Transfer to a plate and top with sesame seed and scallions. Serve.