Are you tired of the same old house salad? Ready to try something new to mix it up a bit?
Try this creative, homemade teriyaki sesame salad with sautéed tofu and mandarin oranges. It’s fun, creative, colorful, and very easy to prepare.
It makes a zesty accompaniment to any dinner or a perfect stand-alone light lunch. You can serve the salad chilled or at room temperature.
Serves: 6 (300 grams). Prep time: 30 minutes.
- 28 oz. extra-firm sprouted tofu, cubed
- 3 Tbsp. toasted sesame seeds
- 1/2 cup edamame
- 6 cups shredded cabbage
- 1 bell pepper, thinly sliced
- 1 cup shredded carrot
- 2 small Mandarin oranges
- 1/4 cup chopped unsalted peanuts
- Finely chopped cilantro
- Lime wedge
- ¼ cup low-sodium soy sauce
- 3 Tbsp. rice vinegar
- 1 Tbsp. sesame oil
- 1 Tbsp. canola oil
- 2 Tbsp. honey
- 1 Tbsp. ginger, minced
- 2 garlic cloves, minced
- Sautée the cubed tofu in a shallow frying pan with sesame or olive oil. Sprinkle in the toasted sesame seeds. Once the tofu cubes have evenly browned, transfer them to a plate and let them cool down.
- Whisk together dressing ingredients in a small mixing bowl.
- Gently toss the edamame, shredded cabbage, bell pepper, and carrots together and drizzle in the dressing.
- Serve in your favorite salad bowl and garnish with tofu, Mandarin oranges, and chopped cilantro and lime.
Serving size: 300 g. Amount per serving: 13g fat, 1.5g sat. fat., cholesterol 0mg, sodium 44mg, total carb. 22g, total sugar 9g, protein 18g.
NOTE: The nutrition facts may vary depending on the products used in the recipe. Check the nutrition facts of your ingredients. The nutritional information is not intended to be a replacement or substitute for consultation with a qualified nutritional professional. Please contact your physician or medical professional with any questions and concerns about your specific dietary needs.