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Fresh tofu crumble with broccoli (Korean Dubu Muchim)

June 13, 2016
3 Ratings
Photo by JinJoo Lee
  • Serves 2-3
Author Notes

Fresh tofu is made into crumbles and tossed with broccoli and seasoned with sea salt, sesame oil and sesame seeds. Too simple? You will be amazed how good this tastes. Many dishes tries to mask the taste of tofu with strong sauces but this recipe really allows the true goodness of tofu to shine. You can make this not with just broccoli but with blanched spinach, watercress and Korean greens like crown daisies. Possibilities are endless. —JinJoo Lee

What You'll Need
  • 6 ounces Firm Tofu (1/2 pack)
  • 2 cups cut broccoli florets (chunks)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons sea salt or Diamond Kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 4 cups water for boiling
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds, crushed
  1. Boil a pot of 4 cup water and 1/2 tsp salt.
  2. Flash cook broccoli for 2-3 minutes in boiling water so that broccoli is slightly cooked and is still a little crunchy.
  3. With your hands, break up tofu into small pea size pieces - into a crumble.
  4. Mix tofu and broccoli together. Season with salt and sesame oil and mix well again. Adjust salt amount to taste.
  5. Sprinkle crushed sesame seeds on top.
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2 Reviews

Alida J. July 17, 2016
Fantastic simple recipe. I used way more than 1/2 tsp. sesame oil! Thank you for sharing this--it will be added to my regular rotation.
JinJoo L. July 18, 2016
So happy to hear that!! Oh, you can never have too much (well, almost, haha) sesame oil. Esp with tofu. Thank you so much for the comment!