Amazing Crunchy Tofu Salad

Amazing Crunchy Tofu Salad

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"Flavor and texture all in one dish. This is a wonderful dish for vegetarians or vegans. A beautiful mixed green salad with a crunchy flavorful tofu and a soy citrus vinaigrette to die for!"
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Ingredients

50 m servings 295 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 295 kcal
  • 15%
  • Fat:
  • 13.6 g
  • 21%
  • Carbs:
  • 36.4g
  • 12%
  • Protein:
  • 9.2 g
  • 18%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 946 mg
  • 38%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
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  1. Toss the tofu with lemon juice and 2 tablespoons of soy sauce in a small bowl, set aside to marinate.
  2. Combine the cornstarch and bread crumbs with 1 minced shallot and half of the green onions in a bowl. Toss the tofu with the cornstarch mixture to generously bread; reserve the remaining marinade.
  3. Heat about 1/4 inch of oil in a skillet over medium heat. Fry the tofu cubes on all sides until golden brown, remove to drain on a paper towel.
  4. Whisk together the remaining marinade with the vinegar, 4 tablespoons of soy sauce, sugar, and chili oil; set aside. Toss together the salad mix, cucumber, tomato, and tofu cubes in a large bowl; add the dressing and toss to combine.

Reviews

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Most helpful positive review

Quite tasty! For those who prefer crispy to squishy tofu, I would recommend using much smaller cubes of tofu rather than larger ones so as to allow maximum surface area for frying and minimum sq...

Most helpful critical review

This actually tasted very good. I had a couple issues 1. Onions and scallions can be omitted from the cornstarch mixture as they simply end up at the bottom of the bowl with excess cornstarch. ...

Quite tasty! For those who prefer crispy to squishy tofu, I would recommend using much smaller cubes of tofu rather than larger ones so as to allow maximum surface area for frying and minimum sq...

This actually tasted very good. I had a couple issues 1. Onions and scallions can be omitted from the cornstarch mixture as they simply end up at the bottom of the bowl with excess cornstarch. ...

I'm really impressed with this recipe. You can play around with it for your liking. I left out the cucumber and shallot (I didn't have any). I also altered the marinade. I after frying the tofu ...

This was a really good recipe! The tofu was delightful; however, it lost its crunch quickly. It was still good, though. I used extra-virgin olive oil instead of chili oil and I did not use the m...

This was a tasty and satisfying salad! I modified it a bit by adding grated ginger and sesame oil to the dressing and tossed it over baby spinach, halved cherry tomatoes, sliced carrots, and sli...

I can't believe I'm saying this but, this was delicious, I couldn't stop eating this tofu. I have tried many recipes for tofu and just never cared for it, but all the flavors come together just...

This was absolutely delicious! It was completely filling (even my husband said so!) which never happens when I eat salad for a meal. I don't think I followed the recipe quite right - but it sti...

Well, it sure tastes good. The tofu didn't get crispy, but then again I'm really bad at frying things. I want to try again after figuring out how to fry properly. I added in some bell pepper sin...

We liked the tofu part, just didn't love the salad components.