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May 14, 2007 11:18 AM

Bodega Tofu recipe? [moved from Manhattan board]

Good day. Would anyone happen to know the exact recipe for the sauce used in the Tofu dish used by most NYC Bodegas? They are triangles of tofu marinating in a sauce. I'm sure it has soy sauce, sesame seeds and spring onion greens, but it seems to have something else to it as well and I'd love to replicate it at home.


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  1. If it's based on Asian sauces, it may have any or all of the following added to what you list:

    Rice wine vinegar
    Pure sesame oil from toasted/roasted sesame seeds
    sugar or corn syrup

    Here's a recipe for a fairly standard slightly spicy Korean sauce.

    2 tablespoon soy sauce
    1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar
    1 teaspoon chopped scallion, spring, or green onion
    1 teaspoon roasted sesame seed oil
    1 teaspoon coarse ground chili powder
    1 teaspoon sugar
    sprinkle of toasted sesame seed