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

All ingredients are individually packaged, but our central facility is not certified allergen-free. Furthermore, ingredient contents may vary. Please check recipe cards and ingredient packaging for allergens and nutrition facts. If you have serious allergies, please use your best judgment or consult a health professional to decide if our meals are safe for you!
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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
    2 fl. oz. Korean BBQ Sauce
  • 1 Persian Cucumber
  • Info
    6 Small Flour Tortillas
  • Info
    12 oz. Extra Firm Tofu
  • 3 Tbsp. Cornstarch
  • 3 oz. Matchstick Carrots
  • Info
    1 oz. Honey Roasted Peanuts
  • 1 tsp. Sambal
  • 1 oz. Seasoned Rice Wine Vinegar
  • 2 Green Onions

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.

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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

  • Meat lovers! If using proteins, follow same instruction as tofu in Step 3, patting dry and seasoning proteins with a pinch of salt and pepper before coating in cornstarch. If using shrimp or jumbo shrimp, cook undisturbed until seared on one side, 2-3 minutes. Flip, and cook until shrimp reaches minimum internal temperature, 1-2 minutes. If using diced chicken thighs, cook 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. Trim and thinly slice green onions on an angle. Keep 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 wine vinegar, matchstick carrots, cucumber, and a pinch of pepper. Set aside, 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 mix tofu with 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. 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 seconds.

  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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