Meal Kit

Crispy Korean BBQ Tofu Tacos

with peanuts and pickled vegetables

Prep & Cook Time: 25-35 min.

Cook Within: 7 days

Difficulty Level: Intermediate

Spice Level: Spicy

Contains: Wheat, Peanuts, Soy

Vegetarian
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Korean BBQ is a fun, exciting dinner (cooked right in front of you!) and this crispy tofu beaut gives you the excitement without having to find a parking place or figure out 20% on the tip. Tortillas are filled with everything from the perfectly crunchy cucumbers and peanuts to the sweet heat of BBQ sauce and sambal. We're giving you these amazing flavors in taco form, the best form of any food. And no, sorry, we can't accept any tips for offering amazing meals… yet.

In Your Box (serves 2)

  • Info
    12 oz. Extra Firm Tofu
  • 1 fl. oz. Seasoned Rice Vinegar
  • Info
    ½ oz. Honey Roasted Peanuts
  • 1 tsp. Sambal
  • 3 oz. Matchstick Carrots
  • 3 Tbsp. Cornstarch
  • Info
    6 Small Flour Tortillas
  • 1 Persian Cucumber
  • 2 Green Onions
  • Info
    2 fl. oz. Korean BBQ Sauce

Due to our just-in-time sourcing model, we may have to send you a substitute ingredient. Not to worry! We make sure every ingredient sent to you meets our high quality standards. We’ll keep you informed should a switch occur, so please check the ingredient labels in your meal bag.

  • Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
    775
  • Carbohydrates
    86g
  • Fat
    39g
  • Protein
    25g
  • Sodium
    1721mg

Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 3 Mixing Bowls
  • 1 Large Non-Stick Pan

Before You Cook

Cooking Guidelines

To ensure food safety, the FDA recommends the following as minimum internal cooking temperatures:

  • Steak and Pork 145° F (rest cooked meat, 3 minutes) |
  • Seafood 145° F |
  • Chicken 165° F |
  • Ground Beef 160° F |
  • Ground Turkey 165° F |
  • Ground Pork 160° F

Customize It Instructions

  • Meatlovers! If using whole chicken breasts, pat dry and cut into 1" dice and season both sides with a pinch of salt and pepper. Follow same instructions as tofu in Step 3, stirring occasionally until chicken reaches minimum internal temperature, 5-7 minutes.

  1. 1

    Prepare the Ingredients

    Line a plate with a paper towel. Cut tofu into 1" dice and place on towel-lined plate. Top with paper towels, then press gently but firmly to remove excess moisture. Set aside, 5 minutes. While tofu presses, trim cucumber, halve lengthwise, and thinly slice into half-moons. Trim and thinly slice green onions on an angle, keeping white and green portions separate. Coarsely chop peanuts.

  2. 2

    Pickle Vegetables and Make BBQ Sauce

    In a mixing bowl, combine white portions of green onions, rice vinegar, matchstick carrots, cucumber, and a pinch of pepper. Set aside to pickle, at least 10 minutes. In another mixing bowl, combine Korean BBQ sauce and half the sambal. Taste, and add more sambal, if desired. Set aside.

  3. 3

    Cook the Tofu

    Line another plate with a paper towel. In another mixing bowl, toss or gently combine tofu, cornstarch, and a pinch of salt and pepper until well-coated. Place a large non-stick pan over medium-high heat and add 3 Tbsp. olive oil. Add tofu to hot pan and stir occasionally until golden brown, 6-8 minutes. Don't rush cooking the tofu; it will need the complete cooking time for the correct crispness. Transfer to towel-lined plate and season with a pinch of salt.

  4. 4

    Warm the Tortillas

    Wrap tortillas in a damp paper towel and microwave until warm, 30-60 seconds. Alternatively, place a medium non-stick pan over medium-high heat. Add tortillas, one at a time, to hot, dry pan. Heat undisturbed, 30-45 seconds per side. Remove from pan.

  5. 5

    Finish the Dish

    Plate dish as pictured on front of card, filling tortillas with tofu and drizzling with BBQ sauce (to taste). Top with pickled vegetables and garnish with peanuts and green portions of green onions. Bon appétit!

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