Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Spicy Thai Tofu Salad

An easy, quick, yummy & fresh-tasting summer dinner.

1 t black sesame seed
1 t toasted sesame oil
1/4 cup rice vinegar
1 T soy sauce
2 t honey
1 clove garlic, minced
1 T fresh cilantro, minced
1/4 t red pepper flakes
1 package Trader Joe's baked tofu (teriyaki)
1/2 cup fresh shiitake or white mushrooms, sliced
1 cup sugar snap peas or snow peas
1/4 to 1/2 cup scallions, clopped
1/2 lb fresh spinach

Combine ingredients for dressing: sesame seeds & oil, vinegar, soy sauce, honey, garlic, cilantro and red pepper flakes.

Add tofu, mushrooms, pepper, peas and scallions, and toss until coated. Let marinate in the fridge for 30 minutes.

Divide spinach between 4 plates. Top with tofu mixture and serve.

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