Tofu "Steak" in Perilla Oil Recipes - Kim'C Market

Tofu "Steak" in Perilla Oil Recipes

Cooking Time: 15 min

a tray of tofu steak with kimchi on the side

This dish is for all our vegetarians and vegans ( or just anyone who enjoys tofu) out there. While we understand that tofu is not an exact meat replacement, it is still a protein that is enjoyed all around the world in different ways. Not only is it completely healthy and delicious, it soaks up any form and sauce you add to it, making it the perfect star of the show.

In this simple recipe, we show you how to make a delicious tofu "steak" by frying the thick cuts of tofu in some fragrant perilla oil, seasoning with only salt and pepper. You could enjoy this with anything you want, but we recommend it with some kimchi for a perfect meal!


  • 1 Pack of semi-firm tofu
  • 1 Tbsp Chung-O Perilla Oil
  • 2 Tbsp vegetable oil
  • ½ Tsp sea salt
  • ½ Tsp black pepper
  • 1 Tsp chopped chives
  • Roasted Sprouted Sesame Seeds (Sell by 9/4/23)
  • Roasted Sprout Black Sesame
  • Optional: Jookjangyeon Soy Sauce for side dipping sauce. Sprinkle sesame seeds.

How to Make


Drain water from tofu pack, slicing longways ¾ inches wide.


Pat tofu to remove excess water.


Heat up pan, adding vegetable oil first.


Then drizzle Chung-O Perilla Oil.


Fry tofu, sprinkling salt and pepper until golden brown.


Plate with kimchi, sprinkle mix of Chung-O Sesame Seeds and chives to finish.

Keywords: South Korea, Korean food, Korean recipes, tofu, vegetarian, perilla oil

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