Dubu Kimchi | 두부 김치 | Tofu Kimchi

Dubu kimchi is the dish I would normally make for husband when he request for supper. Not only it is light meal for supper also it can be ready quickly and less oily in the kitchen. Dubu kimchi is a dish where you place the stir-fried kimchi and meat on a tofu slices and eat together in one bite. The meat can be either pork or chicken - normally pork belly or chicken drumstick meat is use in this dish. Dubu kimchi is also a popular side dish or snack for drinking soju.

Ingredients (2 servings):

1 package tofu (400 grams)
1 cup of Chopped Kimchi
1/2 onion
1-2 bunch green onions
100 grams sliced pork

1 teaspoon minced ginger
1 tablespoon minced garlic
1 teaspoon of cooking wine
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1 tablespoon sugar
1 tablespoon sesame oil
1 tablespoon hot pepper powder (gochugaru)
2 pinches of pepper
Some sesame seeds for garnish

How to Cook:

Step 1. Get ready the ingredient for cooking:- Cut the onion into thin slices, chop the green onions into ½ inch pieces, minced the ginger and garlic, thinly slice the meat, 1 cup of chopped kimchi and a pack of pressed tofu.

Step 2. In a large bowl, combine the pork slices, 1 teaspoon minced ginger, 1 tablespoon minced garlic, 1 tablespoon soy sauce, 1 tablespoon sugar, 1 tablespoon sesame oil, 1 teaspoon of cooking wine, 1 tablespoon hot pepper powder (gochugaru), 2 pinches of pepper.

Step 3. Mixed all ingredient well. Cover it with a cling wrap and let it marinate at least 15 minutes by placing it inside the fridge.

Step 4. Meanwhile, obtain a pack of tofu, pour 4 cups of water in a medium size pot and bring it to boil, add in the whole tofu gently and boil it for 1 minute. Remove the tofu from the boiling water and set aside and let it cold down before you can cut into slices.

Step 5. Add the chopped kimchi into the pan and stir-fry for 5 minutes on a medium heat with a little bit of oil. Liquid will generated from the kimchi during stir-fried process.

Step 6. Move the kimchi to one side of the pan, add in the marinated meat on the other side and continue to cook both on medium heat for another 5 minutes.

Cook until the pork is cooked through, and most of the liquid generated earlier from kimchi is evaporated.

Step 7. Add in the onion slices, cook for 1-2 minutes until all mixed well.

Step 8. Add in green onion and cook for another 30 seconds.

The stir-fried kimchi with meat is done cooking.

Step 9. Slice the tofu into ¼ inch slices and place it on both size of the plate, and place the stir-fried kimchi and pork in the middle and dubu kimchi is ready to serve.