When making tofu, the trick is in the preparation. Although a lot of people don’t like tofu, it is because they don’t know how to prepare it correctly. And, Grilled Asian Sesame Tofu with Vegetable Slaw is one of my favorite recipes because it’s easy and delicious.
WHY HOMEMADE MARINADES ARE THE BEST
First, you need to choose a marinade. Despite the many marinades at the store, the best marinades are those you make at home, because you control the ingredients. In order to make Grilled Asian Sesame Tofu with Vegetable Slaw, I chose one of my favorite marinades from my Lucky Dragon Bowl, Thai Almond Chili Dressing.
3 WAYS TO COOK TOFU
As a matter of fact, tofu is easy if prepared correctly;The Perfect Pressed Tofu for Grilling, Baking, or Cooking in a Skillet.
Next, the cooking method chosen for the tofu makes a difference on its overall taste and texture. For this recipe, for example, I have provided three different cooking options: grilled, baked, or air-fried.
Since I live in Arizona, I grill all year round. Even though I prefer the grilled version, Grilled Asian Sesame Tofu with Vegetable Slaw tastes amazing baked or air-fried.
THAI ALMOND CHILI MARINADE/DRESSING
The Thai Almond Chili Sauce, for instance, not only serves as the slaw dressing, but also the tofu marinade. As a result, the flavors in the dressing enhance both the slaw and the tofu. Creamy, yet a little spicy and sweet, the dressing is easy to make and tastes sinfully guilty. So, enjoy your guilty pleasure, with no guilt at all.
PUT ALL THE RAW INGREDIENTS IN A LARGE BOWL
DRESS THE SLAW (UP TO A DAY IN ADVANCE); TOSS AND SERVE IN INDIVIDUAL BOWLS
TOP WITH WARMED GRILLED TOFU
DRIZZLE ADDITIONAL DRESSING ON WARMED TOFU
So, if you are looking for a quick and delicious meal in under 25 minutes, try Grilled Asian Sesame Tofu with Vegetable Slaw.
If you like this recipe, you may also enjoy Spicy Tofu Asian Salad with Skinny Peanut Dressing or Spicy Tofu Asian Salad with Skinny Peanut Dressing. As you can see, I love Asian food!