Asian Tofu Salad

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Asian Tofu Salad

Asian Tofu Salad

The best thing about tofu - besides its nutritional value - is the way it carries other flavors, such as the tanginess of this sesame dressing. Serve this warm salad with crunchy breadsticks and a tall glass of iced jasmine tea.

Serves 4

Prep Time 25 min

Total Time 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoon canola oil
  • 2 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 2 teaspoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 14-ounce p extra-firm, water-packed tofu, rinsed, patted dry and cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 8 cups mixed salad greens
  • 2 medium carrots, peeled, halved lengthwise and sliced
  • 1 large cucumber, chopped

Cooking Directions

Step 1

Whisk canola oil, vinegar, honey, soy sauce, sesame oil, ginger and salt in a bowl.

Step 2

Place tofu and 2 tablespoons of the dressing in a large nonstick skillet. Cook over medium-high heat, turning every 2 to 3 minutes, until golden brown, 12 to 15 minutes total. Remove from the heat, add 1 tablespoon of the dressing to the pan and stir to coat.

Step 3

Toss greens, carrots and cucumber with the remaining dressing. Serve immediately, topped with the warm tofu.


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