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Tofu Hiyayakko

Rated as 4.63 out of 5 Stars

"This is one of the really traditional easy dishes in Japan. My dad likes it so much. We often eat this dish with the rice, miso soup, grilled fish and Japanese pickles in the morning."
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Ingredients

10 m servings 100 cals
Original recipe yields 1 servings (1 serving)

Directions

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  1. Mix the soy sauce, sugar, dashi granules, and water together in small bowl until sugar dissolves. Place the tofu on a small plate and top with ginger, green onion, and bonito shavings. Drizzle the soy mixture on top, and sprinkle with sesame seeds.

Footnotes

  • Cook's Note
  • If you make this soy-dashi dressing (Tsuyu) a lot, it can be refrigerated about a week. You can use it for anything like boiled spinach, salad, steamed fish, boiled chicken, and so on.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 100 calories; 4.5 g fat; 7.7 g carbohydrates; 8.8 g protein; 0 mg cholesterol; 911 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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I ate this same dish (minus the sesame seeds) growing up...still LOVE IT- very simple but tasty. Holly T- you can order dashi granules online from Amazon if you can't find them in your ethnic st...

Most helpful critical review

Did not like it eithier did my husband the dressing was delicious but the tofu didn't set well with it

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I ate this same dish (minus the sesame seeds) growing up...still LOVE IT- very simple but tasty. Holly T- you can order dashi granules online from Amazon if you can't find them in your ethnic st...

Perfect. I've been craving this and it's so simple and perfect. Nom. Dashi granules are often sold as "hondashi" or Bonito Soup Stock Bouillon. It doesn't say "granules" on the package. I fou...

I was an exchange student in Japan and my Host Mom would serve this for breakfast with rice and miso soup, YUM!! I want to make it but I am not sure where to buy "dashi granules" and "bonito sh...

A delicious, refreshing, & light dish. I served it as a side dish at a sushi making party with some friends. Bonito shavings can be hard to find, but I found a bottle of bonito flakes+black ses...

Delicious! I eat it like this, cold, or warm up my tofu in the microwave for a minute. I can even get my 3 year old to eat tofu this way. Remember to compress your tofu to release all the water ...

Loved it! Surprisingly easy to make. I didn't have dashi at home, so I substituted that with miso paste. Kept everything else the same! Thank you

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Did not like it eithier did my husband the dressing was delicious but the tofu didn't set well with it

great exactly the way it is! though i add bean sprouts, sriracha, sesame oil, chili oil, and shichimi togarashi for my taste.