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Asian Sesame Salad

Tofu and vegetables tossed with sesame seeds.

An Asian inspired Salad with protein rich Tofu, Vegetables and the nuttiness of Sesame seeds. It could be a wonderful addition to a Picnic hamper, a Lazy Sunday lunch or even any party that you are throwing.

  • 1/3 cup light soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp sesame oil
  • 350g firm tofu, cut into cubes
  • 2tbsp soya oil
  • 1 cup broccoli florets
  • 1 carrot, peeled, cut into ribbons
  • 1 cup baby corn cut into 1” slices
  • 6-7 button mushrooms
  • 1tsp toasted sesame seeds
  • salt to taste
  • pepper to taste
  1. Mix soy sauce, sesame oil, salt and pepper in a bowl.
  2. Marinate the tofu, babycorn, broccoli, mushroom halves in the marinade for 10 minutes.
  3. Remove tofu and vegetables from marinade, reserving marinade.
  4. Heat 1tbsp oil in a large, nonstick frying pan over medium-high heat. Add tofu. Cook, turning, for 3 to 4 minutes or until golden brown. Transfer to a bowl.
  5. Heat 1tbsp oil in another pan and toss the broccoli, mushrooms, and baby corn for a minute till lightly colored.
  6. Add reserved marinade and carrot to tofu. Toss to combine.
  7. Sprinkle sesame seeds and serve.
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