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Crispy Tofu and Box Choy Salad

By Jason Fung, MD

Crispy Tofu and Box Choy Salad

Baked tofu is wonderful. Instead of the soft, gooey, flavorless mess that people usually describe, you get a rich and flavorful little cube that has crunchy outsides. It’s almost like adding meaty croutons to a salad – really a joyful experience Recipe from ruled.me
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Marinate 6 hrs 30 mins
Total Time 7 hrs 15 mins
Course Dinners + Mains, Light Meal
Cuisine American, Asian, Chinese
Servings 3
Calories 336 kcal

Ingredients
  

Oven Baked Tofu

  • 15 oz tofu extra firm
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp water
  • 2 tsp garlic minced
  • 1 tbsp rice wine vinegar
  • lemon - juices from 1/2

Bok Choy Salad

  • 9 oz bok choy
  • 1 stalk green onion
  • 2 tbsp cilantro chopped
  • 3 tbsp coconut oil
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp sambal oelek
  • 1 tbsp peanut butter
  • lime - juices from 1/2
  • 7 drops liquid stevia

Instructions
 

  • Press the tofu dry, about 5-6 hours.
  • Combine all of the ingredients for the marinade (soy sauce, sesame oil, water, garlic, vinegar, and lemon).
  • Chop the tofu into squares and place in a plastic bag along with marinade. Let this marinate for at least 30 minutes, but preferably over night.
  • Pre-heat oven to 350F. Place tofu on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper (or a silpat) and bake for 30-35 minutes.
  • Mix all of the salad dressing ingredients together (except bok choy) in a bowl. Add cilantro and spring onion.
  • Chop the bok choy into small slices, like you would cabbage.
  • Remove the tofu from the oven and assemble your salad with tofu, bok choy, and sauce. Enjoy!

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Crispy Tofu and Box Choy Salad
Amount per Serving
Calories
336
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
27
g
42
%
Saturated Fat
 
14
g
88
%
Sodium
 
1207
mg
52
%
Potassium
 
287
mg
8
%
Carbohydrates
 
8
g
3
%
Fiber
 
3
g
13
%
Sugar
 
2
g
2
%
Protein
 
17
g
34
%
Vitamin A
 
3858
IU
77
%
Vitamin C
 
43
mg
52
%
Calcium
 
270
mg
27
%
Iron
 
3
mg
17
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keyword American, Asian, Dinners + Mains, Light Meal
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Jason Fung, MD

By Jason Fung, MD

Jason Fung, M.D., is a Toronto-based nephrologist (kidney specialist) and a world leading expert in intermittent fasting and low-carb diets.

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