• Course

    Main Course

  • Prep time

    35 Mins

  • cook time

    20 Mins

  • servings

    1

Ingredients

  • ¾ cup extra firm tofu
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • ½ tbsp cornstarch
  • 1 egg
  • 1 Lotus Foods Spicy Kimchi Rice Ramen Noodle Soup
  • 1 tbsp cilantro, roughly chopped
  • 2 tbsp green onion, roughly chopped
  • 2 tbsp kimchi
  • ¼ tsp black sesame seeds, for garnish
  • 2 wedges lime, for garnish

Tofu Sauce

  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • ½ tsp garlic
  • ½ tsp garlic chili sauce
  • ¼ tsp sesame oil
  • 1 tsp honey

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  • 1

    Gently squeeze tofu to begin releasing the moisture. Slice into small cubes and place on a flat surface, then cover with a lint-free cloth or paper towel and place a flat surface, such as a thin cutting board, on top. Place a heavy object like a cast iron skillet on top and press for up to 30 mins. If using paper towels, replace with fresh paper towels halfway through the pressing process.

  • 2

    Remove tofu cubes from cloth and place on a lined baking sheet with 1 tsp oil and bake for 15 mins at 425°F. Place in a bowl covering with remaining olive oil and cornstarch. Set aside until further use.

  • 3

    Whisk sauce ingredients in a small bowl, stirring until smooth.

  • 4

    Add sauce to a small saucepan over a high heat, and sauté 10-15 seconds until bubbly. Add baked tofu and cook for 2-3 mins until tofu begins to brown and sauce thickens covering tofu. Set aside.

  • 5

    While tofu is baking, place egg in a small pot and fill with just enough water to cover. Bring to a boil, then immediately remove pot from heat, and cover for max 2-3 mins.

  • 6

    Immediately run cold water over egg to slow cooking process. Peel and set aside.

  • 7

    Cook rice ramen soup according to directions on package.

  • 8

    Prep garnishes by roughly chopping cilantro and green onion. Slice egg in half.

  • 9

    Pour cooked noodles and broth into a bowl. Add tofu, extra kimchi, chopped green onion, cilantro, and soft-boiled egg. Garnish with sesame seeds and lime wedges.

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