Grilled Shrimp, Tofu, and Pineapple Salad

“For anyone tht hasn't gone on the tofu trail yet, this is an excellent way to start - the salad is simply delicious!!”
READY IN:
20mins
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Make the salad: place tofu sliced on a rimmed baking sheet between layers of paper towels. Place a baking sheet with heavy cans on top of the tofu. let stand for 30 minutes. Pat tofu until completely dry.
  2. Place shimp in bowl. Purée vinegar, honey, sambal oelek, garlic, and ginger in a food processor until smooth, and pour over shrimp. Turn shrimp until well coated. Cover and refrigerate, turning once, for 1 hour.
  3. Preheat grill to medium. Cut pineapple lengthwise along sides of core into 2 large pieces, then slice each piece lenghtwise into thirds. Reserve remaining center piece for another use. Grill pineapple, turning frequently, until brown 4-5 minutes per side. Brush tofu with oil, sprinkle with the salt and pepper, and grill, turning once, until opaque, 2-3 minutes.
  4. Cut pineapple crosswise into 1/4 inch thickness slices. Cut tofu into 1/2 inch cubes. Peel shrimp, and combine with pineapple, tofu, carrots, cucumber, jicama and mint in a salad bowl.
  5. Make the dressing: Whisk together ingredients in a small bowl. Pour over salad and toss until well combined.

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