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This dish is a lifesaver for me. It's easy yet comforting to eat. I guess you could say it hits the spot. Double or quadruple the recipe to serve more. Thanks for the recipe inspiration Maangchi & MommyTang! Click the links to check out their Youtube channels.

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Spicy Tofu & Rice Cake – Simple & Quick Recipe

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

1 serving

Spicy Tofu & Rice Cake – Simple & Quick Recipe


  • 1 tsp cooking oil or leave out
  • 1/4 cup hot water
  • 1/2 cup rice cakes cylinder or disks
  • 1/2 package of firm tofu, cut into strips
  • 2-3 large mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 tsp or more to your taste of hot pepper paste (Gochujang)
  • 1 green onion, chopped
  • drizzle of sesame oil


  1. Heat a skillet on medium-high heat.
  2. Add oil.
  3. Add rice cakes. Lightly brown on both sides, about 2-3 minutes per side.
  4. Add tofu & mushrooms. Stirring for 1-2 minutes.
  5. Add hot water.
  6. Add hot pepper paste (Gochujang). Mix until dissolved.
  7. Stir for 1-2 minutes.
  8. Add green onions. Leave back a few for garnish.
  9. Turn off heat. Add a drizzle of sesame oil.
  10. Place in bowl, top with remaining green onions & enjoy!


Use what ever vegetables you have on hand/like.

Use frozen or fresh vegetables. Remember frozen will add a few minutes onto the cooking time.

If you prefer to not use tofu, add in more vegetables. The hot pepper paste (Gochujang) is the magic in this recipe!

If you prefer to not use rice cakes, add more tofu.

If you prefer no tofu or rice cakes add all vegetables.

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