Teriyaki Sesame Salad with Sautéed Tofu and Mandarin Oranges

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By : dLife Editors

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.


  1. 28 oz. extra-firm sprouted tofu, cubed
  2. 3 Tbsp. toasted sesame seeds
  3. 1/2 cup edamame
  4. 6 cups shredded cabbage
  5. 1 bell pepper, thinly sliced
  6. 1 cup shredded carrot
  7. 2 small Mandarin oranges
  8. 1/4 cup chopped unsalted peanuts
  9. Finely chopped cilantro
  10. Lime wedge

Teriyaki-sesame dressing:

  • 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


  1. 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.
  2. Whisk together dressing ingredients in a small mixing bowl.
  3. Gently toss the edamame, shredded cabbage, bell pepper, and carrots together and drizzle in the dressing.
  4. Serve in your favorite salad bowl and garnish with tofu, Mandarin oranges, and chopped cilantro and lime.

Nutrition Facts:

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.