Tofu & Spinach Salad in Ponzu Vinaigrette

Craving for something tasty and delicious without the guilt? Try this simple salad that you will enjoy with your loved one. This is perfect for a late summer lunch.


Ingredients

  • 200 grams firm tofu – marinate in a tablespoon of Kikkoman Soy Sauce, olive oil and pepper
  • 100 grams fresh spinach
  • sliced tomatoes
  • fruits of your choice – see Notes below for the suggestions

Ponzu Vinaigrette

  • 3 tablespoons Kikkoman Ponzu Citrus Seasoned Soy Sauce
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • ground pepper

Instructions

  1. Slice the firm tofu into bite-size cubes and place in a small bowl. Drizzle with one tablespoon of Kikkoman Soy Sauce, a dash of ground pepper and a little olive oil. Set aside and marinate for a few minutes or for better taste, you can leave this overnight in the fridge.
  2. Arrange the sliced tofu in a baking dish and drizzle over the marinade. Bake for 15 minutes in a pre-heated oven of 170 Celcius.
  3. Prepare the Ponzu Vinaigrette by combining the Kikkoman Ponzu Citrus Seasoned Soy Sauce, olive oil and ground pepper. Set aside.
  4. Once the tofu is done, set aside for few minutes until it cools down a bit. Assemble the greens and vegetables by placing the spinach first into your salad bowl. Add the tofu, sliced tomatoes and scatter around the pomegranate seeds.
  5. Drizzle over the prepared Kikkoman Ponzu Vinaigrette. Enjoy! πŸ™‚ This will serve two persons, why not share it with your love one? πŸ™‚

Notes

  • Squeezing fresh lemon is optional but will add more fresh feel to your salad.
  • You can skip pomegranate and use other kind of fruits available. Best alternative will be strawberries, peaches or even mandarins, bloody orange or pomelo.
  • For more Asian feel, you can also add sesame oil and toasted sesame seeds to your vinaigrette.

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