Spicy Tofu Bowl with Cucumber Salad

Spicy Tofu Bowl with Cucumber Salad

Say howdy to THE spring salad of your desires. This salad has a refreshing and vibrant flavour that is excellent for the future warmer climate that we hope Vancouver will be acquiring quickly!! The tangy lime dressing packs a strong punch of flavour that we won’t be able to get sufficient of and the juicy mango in the cucumber salad is to die for. This is a wonderful salad to prep for a perform lunch since it packs very well and doesnt have to have to be reheated. We utilized our go-to spicy tofu in this salad for the reason that it under no circumstances disappoints and is these an simple protein to make. An extra bonus about this recipe is that it follows the Balanced Plate System promoted by Canada’s Food items Guide in which ½ of the plate is created up of fruit/greens, ¼ of the plate is grains and the remaining ¼ of the plate is protein!

Substances

Spicy Tofu:

– 1 block of excess organization tofu

– 1 tbsp cornstarch

– 2 tbsp soy sauce

– 2 tbsp oil of preference

– 1-2 tbsp sriracha

Cucumber Salad:

– 1 large Persian cucumber, chopped

– 1 mango, cubed

– 4 radishes, thinly sliced

– 4 green onions, thinly sliced

– cilantro to your liking, finely chopped

Dressing:

– 4 tbsp olive oil

– 4 tbsp rice wine vinegar

– 2 limes, juiced

More Ingredients:

– cooked grain of preference, we utilized couscous

– greens of alternative

– avocado, sliced

– sesame seeds

Technique

Spicy Tofu:

1. Push out as substantially liquid as feasible from the tofu utilizing a cleanse dish towel

2. Reduce the tofu into cubes and add it to a bowl.

3. Coat the tofu with cornstarch.

4. Incorporate the soy sauce, oil and sriracha to the tofu and combine so that all pieces are coated evenly.

5. Incorporate the tofu to a lined baking sheet and bake at 400F for 25-30mins, flipping the tofu halfway.

Cucumber Salad:

1. Add all the components to a bowl and mix right up until mixed.

Dressing:

1. Whisk the ingredients in a bowl.

2. Pour half of the dressing more than the cucumber salad and blend perfectly.

3. Save the other half of the dressing to be drizzled more than the concluded salad bowls.

Bowl Assembly:

1. Include your greens and cooked grains to a bowl. Then incorporate the cucumber salad and cooked tofu. Lastly top with avocado, sesame seeds and the relaxation of the dressing.

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