Tofu is the most used food to replace meat. So if you have decided to reduce the consumption of animal protein in your diet, a good option is to use this ingredient. Although when you try it for the first time, you'll probably find it a bit bland... But I have the solution! If we make marinated tofu, its flavor changes radically and we can use it in multiple preparations and adding extra flavor.

To marinate tofu you can use a wide variety of ingredients : soy sauce, modena vinegar, spices such as garlic powder or ginger, citrus peel... I invite you to try different combinations and dare to try, because tofu has so little personality on its own, it will accept almost anything you use to marinate it.

Today I used marinated tofu in a salad. I wanted a simple, light but complete dish for dinner and I mixed it with oak leaf lettuce, lamb's lettuce, arugula, a variety of vegetables and added a boiled egg and some nuts. This way I have obtained a very complete dish, ideal for a daily dinner. And the best thing, in just over 20 minutes I had the salad bowl on the table. By the way, have you seen how gorgeous my new Revol salad bowl is? I invite you to take a look around the store and see the beautiful utensils they have from this renowned French brand. You won't be able to resist!

Revol porcelain salad bowl , Fleur de Ligne porcelain bowl by Tokyo Design Studio , Le Creuset wooden board and Laura Ashley tea towel


  • 200g tofu in a piece
  • 1 lime (skin only)
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 3cm piece of fresh ginger
  • 3 tablespoons Thai fish sauce
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons muscat vinegar
  • Sesame oil


  1. Cut the tofu into 2.5 cm cubes and place them in a bowl.
  2. Grate the lime zest, garlic clove and ginger with the Microplane Zester Grater and pour it all over the tofu.
  3. Stir in the brown sugar, Thai fish sauce and muscat vinegar. Give it a few turns and let it marinate in the refrigerator for about 15 minutes.
  4. After time, drain the tofu and reserve the liquid. I use it to dress the salad that I prepare later (in fact this dressing is one of my favorites for salad).
  5. In afrying pan , add a splash of sesame oil and sauté the tofu for a couple of minutes.
  6. You can serve it, as I have done, with a salad with a variety of green leaves and different vegetables.

Revol porcelain salad bowl , French Collection De Buyer mineral iron skillet and Le Creuset wooden board

Recipe author: Miguel Ángel from Green Peppers


Claudia said:

Pon un poco de vinagre de manzana mismo, Laura, verás que resulta estupendamente!

Claudia said:

ciertamente, Teresa!! Un plato completo, de lo más saludable y ricooo! :) Saludos!

Claudia said:

Claro que sí, Angeles! Qué alegría nos das!

laura said:

La haré seguro, una pregunta, por qué otro producto se podría sustituir el vinagre de moscatel (no es tan común encontrarlo)?

Teresa said:

Me gusta la receta, tiene una pinta estupenda, la probaré. Ademas en el mismo plato puedes comer los hidratos y la proteína juntos. Un saludo.

Angeles muñoz gonzalo said:

La receta de tofu, la pongo en practica hoy mismo

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