Cold Tofu Rice Bowl (漬けやっこ豆腐丼)

  • Author: Lisa Kitahara
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 1 serving 1x


  • 150180g of tofu per person
  • mentsuyu 2 tbsp
  • 2 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 tsp garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp ginger, minced


  1. Remove tofu from package and drain well. Pat dry with a lint free tea towel. Into a bowl, add the mentsuyu, sesame oil, garlic and ginger and whisk together. Wrap the tofu with cheesecloth (or paper towel) and place back into the container. Pour the sauce on top and ensure everything is coated in the sauce. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  2. The next day, remove cheesecloth from the tofu. Add rice to a bowl and top with the tofu. Add sliced scallions, sesame seeds and any other toppings of choice. Serve and enjoy!


  • Nutritional Information Disclaimer: Nutrition information is a rough estimate calculated on an online tool (Cronometer). 
  • Category: Entree
  • Method: Marinating
  • Cuisine: Vegan, japanese


  • Serving Size: 1 serving

Keywords: cold tofu, rice bowls, donburi