• 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 Cup
  • 1 tbsp cilantro roughly chopped
  • 2 tbsp green onion roughly chopped
  • 2 tbsp kimchi
  • ¼ tsp black sesame seeds for garnish
  • 2 wedges of lime for garnish

Tofu Sauce

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

  • 1

    Crunchy Tofu with Sauce: Remove tofu from package and gently squeeze to begin releasing the moisture. Slice into small cubes and place on a flat surface.

  • 2

    Cover cubes with a lint-free cloth or paper towel and place a flat surface (e.g., 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.

  • 3

    Remove tofu cubes from cloth and place on a lined baking sheet with 1 tsp of oil and bake for 15 mins at 425°F.

  • 4

    Remove tofu cubes from the oven and place in a bowl covering with remaining olive oil and cornstarch. Set aside until further use.

  • 5

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

  • 6

    In a small saucepan on a high heat, add sauce 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.

  • 7

    Set aside.

  • 8

    Soft Boiled Egg: While tofu is baking, place an egg in a small pot and fill with just enough water to cover.

  • 9

    Once the water begins to boil, immediately remove the pot from the heat, cover for max 2-3 mins.

  • 10

    Immediately run cold water over the egg to slow down the cooking process.

  • 11

    Peel and set aside.

  • 12

    Ramen Noodles + Plating: Cook rice ramen noodles soup cup according to directions on package.

  • 13

    Prep garnishes by roughly chopping cilantro and green onion.

  • 14

    Slice egg in half.

  • 15

    Pour cooked noodles and broth into a bowl. Add tofu, extra kimchi, chopped green onion, cilantro, and soft-boiled egg.

  • 16

    Garnish with sesame seeds and lime wedges.

  • 17

    Enjoy!

Instruction video