Pickled Tofu with Shio Koji – recipe

Pickled Tofu with Shio Koji in a zipper bag Recipes
Pickled Tofu with Shio Koji in a zipper bag

Pickling Tofu with Shio Koji is super easy with 2 ingredients! The tofu marinated in Shio Koji is like cream cheese. It ’s delicious alone or you can put it on a salad.

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Ingredients for Pickled Tofu with Shio Koji

Pickled Tofu with Shio Koji

You can use any kind of Tofu

  • Tofu: 300-400g
  • Shio Koji: 2 tablespoons

How to make Pickled Tofu with Shio Koji

1: Wrap the Tofu with a kitchen paper, place it on a container, add weight, and drain for a night.

Pickled Tofu with Shio Koji

Wrap the Tofu with a kitchen paper and put a weight on it to drain

the water which came from Tofu after a night draining

the water which came from Tofu after a night draining

Tofu after draining

Tofu after draining

2: Apply Shio Koji on both sides of the tofu and wrap them with a kitchen paper, and put in a zipper bag (freezer bag), pushing out as much air as possible.

Pickled Tofu with Shio Koji , Apply Shio Koji to the Tofu

Apply Shio Koji to the Tofu

3: Place them in a container and keep them in the refrigerator for 3-30 days. Remove the water from time to time when it comes out.

Pickled Tofu with Shio Koji in zipper bags

Pickled Tofu with Shio Koji in zipper bags

 

4: Take out the tofu from the wrapping and cut it in pieces, serve with Shio Koji.

 

Review of Pickled Tofu with Shio Koji

Day 4

Day 4: Pickled Tofu with Shio Koji

Day 4: Pickled Tofu with Shio Koji

Day 4: Pickled Tofu with Shio Koji

Top: medium-firm tofu, Right: silken soft tofu, Left: firm tofu

Ninja
Ninja

…!!

hana
hana

How is it?

Ninja
Ninja

It’s not like Tofu which I know.

hana
hana

The taste is still light.
Let’s see a couple of days after.

 

What is Shio Koji?

Home made Shio Koji

Home made Shio Koji

Shio Koji (塩こうじ/塩麹/塩糀) is a Japanese fermented ingredient. It’s made of salt, water and Rice Koji (米こうじ/米糀/米麹). It is called a “magical seasoning” useful for any purpose. We can use it to marinate or tenderize.

 

 

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