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Thai Tofu Salad (Yam Taohu)

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“Received in email from Herbivoracious.com. Can't wait to try it out! Created by Michael Natkin. Link to original recipe: http://www.herbivoracious.com/2010/02/thai-tofu-salad-recipe.html”
READY IN:
20mins
SERVES:
2-4
UNITS:
US

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Directions

  1. For the dressing:
  2. Stir together the liquids with the sugar. Lightly crush & add the chilis & shallots to the liquid. Will taste hugely overwhelming - no worries. It is balanced by the tofu.
  3. For the salad:
  4. Heat the oil over a medium-high flame in a large skillet. Author suggests cast iron - I use French stainless. Dry the tofu. Brown the tofu in the skillet - about 5 minutes a side. Flip and brown on the other side. Remove to drain on paper towels. Season with salt and pepper.
  5. Slice the tofu (when cool enough to handle) thinly, about 1/8" or so.
  6. Toss the tofu and all remaining ingredients with the dressing. Alternatively drizzle with dressing or serve the dressing on the side in little bowls to dip a bite at a time (my fav).
  7. Garnish with cilantro and serve.

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