Miso Tofu Stew (Niku Dofu)


The silken tofu is a soft and smooth texture. This dish is seasoned with Miso and Shiitake mushroom. It has a mild taste, is very easy to eat, and is suitable for kids.

Prep time10 mins
Cooking time10 mins

Ingredients (2 servings)

Minced pork80 – 100g
Silken tofu1 box (300g)
Dried shiitake slices2g
Spring onion1


Cooking wine1 tbsp
Soy sauce1 tbsp
Sugar1 tsp
Miso paste2 tsp
Soaked shiitake water120ml

Mixed corn flour water

Corn flour2 tsp
Water1 tbsp


  1. Cook rice.
  2. Dried shiitake slices: Break them into small pieces by hand (save the step of cutting afterward). Wash and then soak for 5 minutes.
  3. Spring Onion: Cut diagonally into small pieces.
  4. Tofu: Cut into cubes of about 1.5cm × 1.5cm × 1.5cm.
  5. Make the sauce: Remove the shiitake from the water, and add all other seasonings to the soaked shiitake water to make the sauce.
  6. Mix corn flour and water. (for thickening the sauce later on)


  1. (Medium heat) Preheat the frying pan with a little vegetable oil.
  2. Fry the minced pork first and break it into small pieces as much as possible.
  3. Add the sauce.
  4. Add the soaked shiitake.
  5. Add the tofu.
  6. Add the mixed corn flour water.
  7. Stir gently. (Till the tofu is covered with sauce)
  8. Add the spring onion and toss lightly.