Spicy Korean Tofu Recipe

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Easy Spicy Korean Tofu Recipe

Being a vegetarian and vegan you need to look for foods that are high in protein to balance your body’s nutritional profile. Despite being high in protein and essential nutrients, tofu is an ingredient one can experiment with and with each experimental dish, it never fails to impress. Adding to this, If you are looking for an appetizing recipe which gets prepared in no time. Then Korean tofu is the one you need to give a try. This recipe is a super simple and easy recipe loaded with a variety of sauces. We have discussed this recipe’s nutritional value, ingredients and instructions in detail below.


PREP TIME 10 Minutes
COOK TIME 15 Minutes
TOTAL TIME 25 Minutes


By the name itself, you might have understood that as this is a Korean tofu recipe,  it might be having a good amount of sauce in it. We are seeing this recipe from a healthy point of view, due to the type of ingredients that are being used in the making process of the Korean tofu recipe. It has tofu, green veggies, and sauce that goes really well with each other and plus are healthy in nature. Below we have listed the ingredients which you will be needing to make this recipe.

  • Sesame oil – 8-10 Minutes
  • Tofu – 150g (chopped in cubes)
  • Garlic – 4 cloves (Peeled and finely chopped)
  • Onion – 1 (peeled and finely sliced)
  • Yellow capsicum – 1 (chopped in squares)
  • Red capsicum – 1 (chopped in squares)
  • Soya sauce – ½ Tablespoon
  • Tomato ketchup – 1 Tablespoon
  • Schezwan chutney – 1 Tablespoon
  • Salt – as needed
  • Cilli flakes – 1 Teaspoon
  • Corn flour slurry – (take cornflour and water in the ration 1:2 ratio and mix it well)
  • Spring onion – 1 stand (Chopped)
  • Sesame seeds – 1 Tablespoon


In today’s Korean tofu recipe, We have used Kapiva sesame oil to help balance the taste and uplift nutritional value.


Tofu is said to be a powder house for protein and is also advised by doctors to increase the protein quotient of the body. By considering tofu as a star ingredient we have made a spicy tofu recipe, and the best thing about the recipe is its impeccable nutrition profile. We have listed below the recipe nutrition for your better understanding.  

The nutrition value of this tofu recipe is based on 1 serving, it might differ as it’s an approx estimation.


  • Calories – 259.9
  • Total Fat – 4.5g
  • Cholesterol – 5.0mg
  • Sodium – 1343.2mg
  • Potassium – 373.4mg
  • Total Carbohydrate – 43.2g
  • Protein – 12.2g


The recipe is a simple Korean vegetarian dish that contains crispy-fried tofu smothered in a spicy, sweet, and slightly tangy sauce. The tofu has a crispy exterior and a soft interior, making for a delightful texture combination. Overall this recipe is a delightful treat to have, we want you to try this recipe at home without spending a large sum of money at the restaurant. Here are the detailed tofu recipe instructions to follow and make a spicy bowl of Korean tofu. 


  • Heat a pan on low medium flame, add sesame oil to the pan and allow it to heat
  • Add tofu to the pan in small quantities and fry it till it turns golden brown in colour
  • In another pan add a few drops of sesame oil and add garlic, onion, yellow capsicum, and red capsicum and fry it for a couple of minutes
  • Once the vegetable becomes soft add soya sauce, tomato ketchup, schezwan chutney, chilli flakes, salt and cornflour slurry 
  • Mix all the ingredients well and cook it for a couple of minutes saute till a thick gravy is formed. 
  • Add fried tofu to it and cook it for a minute
  • Serve it after garnishing it with spring onion and sesame seeds
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