June 18, 2021

Spicy Korean Tofu with Steamed Vegetables

Avatar photoAuthorShana GohlCategory, DifficultyBeginner


Spice up your next meal with this Korean tofu and steamed vegetables

Yields2 Servings
Prep Time5 minsCook Time25 minsTotal Time30 mins


Spicy Korean Sauce
 ¼ cup water
 1 tbsp Gochujang (Korean red pepper paste)
 1 tbsp Gochugaru (Korean red pepper powder), can sub chili powder
 1 tbsp soy sauce
 ½ tbsp sugar
 1 tbsp sesame oil
 12 oz (1 package) of firm tofu, cubed
Steamed Vegetables
 1 cup bean sprouts
 1 cup bok choy, chopped
 1 carrot, sliced
 ½ cucumber,sliced
 sesame seeds
 1 cup cooked rice, for serving



In a bowl mix sauce ingredients together and set aside.


Heat a large pan with sesame oil on medium-high heat. Add tofu and stir well. Cook for 10 minutes stirring occasionally.


Add sauce and stir well. Reduce to medium heat and cook for another 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.


Bring a pot of water to a boil with a steaming basket and steam bean sprouts, bok choy and carrots for 5 minutes.


Serve tofu and vegetables over rice with garnish.

Nutrition Facts

Servings 2

Amount Per Serving
Calories 628
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 17.7g28%
Saturated Fat 3.2g16%
Sodium 765mg32%
Potassium 1064mg31%
Total Carbohydrate 96.2g33%
Dietary Fiber 9.1g37%
Sugars 10.6g
Protein 27.2g55%

Calcium 35%
Iron 36%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.