Crispy Baked Tofu Salad with Thai Salad Dressing
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
25 mins
 
Cuisine: Asian
Servings: 2
Author: Posh Journal
Ingredients
  • To make Crispy Baked Tofu:
  • 14 oz Extra Firm Tofu
  • 1 - 1 1/2 teaspoons Salt or more according to your liking
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Black Pepper to taste
  • Thai Salad Dressing/ Peanut Butter Dressing
  • For Salad :
  • Bag of mixed shredded broccoli and carrots you can find this pre-packed at most stores
  • 1/2 fresh lime juiced
  • leaves Fresh mint
Instructions
  1. Remove the tofu from its packaging and pat dry with paper towels
  2. Weigh the tofu down with the bottom part of a clean frying pan (use paper towel in-between if needed)
  3. Leave the pan weighing down on tofu for at least 15 minutes, until almost all the liquid is drained from the tofu
  4. Cut the tofu into pieces (I made small cubes this time)
  5. Sprinkle tofu with salt, garlic powder and black pepper. Let marinate for at least 10 minutes
  6. Preheat the oven to 400F
  7. Arrange the tofu on the baking sheet, lightly spray tofu on all sides with cooking spray. Be sure to leave enough space between tofu cubes and bake for about 7-10 minutes. Flip the tofu and keeping baking until the outside is golden and looks crispy, for about 7-10 more minutes
  8. Check on the tofu and do not over bake as it will then be chewier and harder.
  9. To make Salad:
  10. Arrange the shredded broccoli and carrots in a salad bowl
  11. Add fresh lime juice
  12. Add Crispy Baked Tofu
  13. Add some fresh mint
  14. Drizzle with homemade Thai Salad Dressing / Peanut Butter Dressing