Broiled Tofu with Miso (Tofu Dengaku)

15 mins (prep 15)
7 ingredients
6 (small plate or hors d'oeuvre)
A sweet-and-salty miso glaze turns tofu into little bites of comfort food, traditionally served on skewers.

Categories:  quick-&-easy , quick , japanese , asian ,
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  • 1 (14-to 16-ounces) block firm tofu, drained
  • 1/3 cup red (dark) miso (preferably japanese; see shopping list, page 104)
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons sake, dry sherry, or dry white wine
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds, toasted
  • equipment: 12 two-pronged wooden picks or 24 (2 1/2-to 31/2-inch) straight wooden picks


Serving Size (10.74 g)
Servings 6
Amount per Serving
Calories 30.39 Calories from Fat 3.69
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0.41g 3.77%
Saturated Fat 0.06g 1.71%
Trans Fat 0.0 %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 0.24mg 0.06%
Total Carbohydrate 5.37g 10.74%
Dietary Fiber 0.1 g 2.33%
Sugars 4.92 g %
Protein 0.17g 2.04%
Vitamin A 0.07IU% Vitamin C 0.0mg%
Calcium 8.31mg% Iron 0.13mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
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