Tofu is of a popular Japanese food that can be cooked in a variety of ways or even eaten raw. It is a good source of protein, iron, calcium, and other minerals like manganese, phosphorus, and selenium.It contains all the eight essential amino acids. How about getting to know this simple tofu recipe and, of course, trying it with your favorite drink?
A nourishing, cheap and easy recipe
This recipe, Hiyayakko is an easy to prepare Japanese summertime dish that can be served as an appetizer, as a side dish, and even as a full meal if you feel like having something light. You can even have this delicious food alongside your favorite beer or sake to get respite from the summer heat.
Since the main component of this recipe is tofu, you’ll be getting all the nutritious benefits that come with it.
Ingredients needed for summer tofu
• 1 packet of soft or silken tofu (Kinu Goshi)
• 1 small piece of ginger, finely grated
• 1 green or spring onion, finely chopped
• Soy sauce to taste
• 1.5 teaspoons sesame oil
How to make?
Got your tofu into large size pieces and garnish it with onion, ginger, and soy sauce. You may garnish silken tofu with a citrusy Japanese dressing known as ponzu.
Voila! Your ready-to-eat, summertime meal is prepared. Now all there would be left to do is pour a glass of your favorite drink to go with it.