tag: tofu

mock chicken salad recipe

November 12, 2010

most of you probably know that i’m a vegetarian (right?). though i can’t really say that i miss anything, i will say that i love me some mock chicken salad!  it’s most often something enjoyed at whole foods, but i recently tried making it myself, and to my surprise- it was scrumptious!  here’s the recipe!

mock chicken salad recipe


– 1 block of extra firm tofu

– 1 tbs olive oil

– 1/4 cup finely chopped onion

– 1/2 cup chopped celery

– 3 tbs of mayonnaise (or nayonaise)

– 1/2 tsp italian seasoning

– salt and pepper to taste

feel free to add any other ingredients your prefer in ‘chicken salad’ like grapes, walnuts or scallions.

mock chicken salad recipe


place the tofu in an absorbent towel, top with a flat surface (like a cutting board or baking sheet) and weight it down for 5-10 minutes so that most of the water gets absorbed. then, tear the tofu into irregular, bite size pieces.  heat the oil in a pan over high heat and cook the tofu, stirring often, until lightly browned on all sides. this should take about 10-15 minutes.  once finished, place in a bowl and let completely cool- i like to either put it in the refrigerator for an hour, or the freezer for 15 minutes.

take the chilled tofu and mix in a bowl with the mayonaise, onion, celery, spices, salt and pepper.  eat right away or keep chilled until ready to serve.

for vegetarians and meat-eaters alike- this recipe is delicious! whether you eat it plain or make a sandwich out of it- you’ll be quickly wondering where it all went.

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curry tofu and radish chips recipe

curry tofu & radish chips

hi lovelies!  i made this yummy dish of curried tofu and radish chips last night!  after the mister approved it and confirmed my success by satisfactory ‘mmmmms’ i decided i should share it with you!

here’s the recipe!

p.s. if you’re not the tofu-eating kinda a family, you could easily substitute chicken or any other kind of protein.  also, the same technique for the radish chips works wonders with regular potatoes or sweet potatoes!

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