Tofu Salad with Lime Dressing

Author: Anita Jacobson




Prep Time: 15 mins

Cook Time: 15 mins

Total Time: 30 mins

Serves: 4


  • 2 tablespoon oil
  • 1 firm tofu (about 400 gram)
  • 1 red onion, halves, slice into rings
  • 1-2 cucumber, peeled and seeded, thinly sliced
  • 1-2 tomatoes, quartered and sliced
  • Lime dressing
  • 2-3 red chilies, seeded and roughly minced (*)
  • 1-2 cloves garlic, grated
  • 2-3 teaspoon sugar
  • 2 teaspoon fish sauce
  • 2 lime, juiced


  1. Heat oil in a non-stick frying pan. Cut tofu into 8 equal pieces, and pan fried until all sides are golden brown. Set aside to cool, then cut each piece into 2-4 pieces.
  2. In a mixing bowl, combine red onion, cucumber, tomatoes, and tofu. Set aside.
  3. In a small bowl, mix together all the lime dressing ingredients. Adjust the amount of fish sauce and sugar as needed.
  4. Prior to serving, pour the dressing onto the tofu and vegetable mixture. Gently toss to coat well. Divide into 4 salad plates/bowls.


  • (*) I use red Mexican chili, you can use any chilies of your choice

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