One More Dish: Sweet-Savory Simmered Firm Tofu and Eggs

One More Dish: Sweet-Savory Simmered Firm Tofu and Eggs

A dish packed with the nutrition of both tofu and eggs The flavor is on the sweet side, to please adjust to your taste.

Ingredients: using 1 block of firm tofu

Firm tofu (or use silken tofu instead)
1 block
2 to 3
Bonito flakes
2 g
2 tablespoons
1 tablespoon
Mentsuyu (3x concentrate)
2 tablespoons
Green onions (chopped)
to taste


1. Cover the bottom of a frying pan with bonito flakes. Put the cut firm tofu on top.
2. Sprinkle the sugar, sake and mentsuyu on top of the tofu and shake the pan. Turn on the heat, and simmer over medium heat for a while.
3. When the seasoning have been absorbed by the tofu, turn them over, put the lid back on and simmer over low heat.
4. Take the lid off and pour in the beaten egg. Mix gently so that you don't break up the tofu. Turn off the heat.
5. Transfer to serving plates, and garnish with chopped green onion.

Story Behind this Recipe

This is a tofu dish we have for breakfast a lot in our house.
When we have grilled fish or another dish that's quite salty, this sweet-salty flavor matches well.