Tofu Steak with Hydrangea Sauces

Tofu Steak with Hydrangea Sauce

Total time20 minutes
Servings: 2 serves
Author: Yuko Asano@Kuracooking
Cost: 200yen


  • 1 fried tofu(bean curd)
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 5 Japanese basil
  • 4 picked scallions
  • 5 pickled roselle
  • 10 g Szechuan pickles
  • A lot Love


  • Cut fried tofu in half horizontally.
  • Put sesame oil in a frying pan and fry the fried tofu from the white side until browned.
  • When browned, turn over and cook until crispy.
  • Finely chop Japanese basil, pickled scallion,pickled roselle and Szechuan pickles.
  • Plate the fried bean curd, put 4 and love on top like a hydrangea flower.


I made the sauce using some kinds of pickles of hydrangea in the season of hydrangea. If you do not have pickled roselle, use red onion or myoga.
©2024 Yuko Asano
Author:Yuko Asano / Kuracooking
I run a cooking school "Kura Cooking" in Iwakura City, Aichi Prefecture. I love "eating," "searching for delicious food," "making delicious food," and "creating new dishes," and I love to entertain people with my cooking ideas. If you are interested in Kura Cooking. Please contact us and we will be waiting for you in our classroom which is renovated warehouse built more than a century ago.