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Sweet Chili Tofu and Cucumber Salad

Sweet Chili Tofu and Cucumber Salad recipe served in a bowl.

Simple but flavorful pasta bowl! Including saucy tofu and a refreshing cucumber salad.

Sweet Chili Tofu and Cucumber Salad recipe served in a bowl.

Sweet Chili Tofu and Cucumber Salad

Simple but flavorful pasta bowl! Including saucy tofu and a refreshing cucumber salad.
5 from 1 vote
Total Time: 45 mins
Course: Dinner, Lunch, Side Dish
Cuisine: Asian-Inspired
Keyword: Easy Cucumber Salad, Sweet Chili Tofu
Author: Noha
Servings: 3

Ingredients
 

THE SWEET CHILI TOFU

THE SAUCE

  • cup sweet chili sauce
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp chili oil

THE CUCUMBER SALAD

  • 2-3 Persian cucumbers sliced
  • red onion sliced
  • 1 tbsp rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp toasted sesame oil
  • ½ tsp white sesame seeds
  • ½ tsp black sesame seeds

Instructions

THE SWEET CHILI TOFU

  • In a bowl mix together the corn starch, chickpea flour, onion and garlic powders and salt then add the water and whisk to create your tofu coating, should have the same thickness as pancake batter.
  • Add your tofu to the corn starch mix and gently stir, making sure all the tofu pieces are well coated.
  • Heat up the oil and once hot add the tofu and fry until crispy on all sides. You could alternatively use only 1 tbsp oil to air fry or bake the tofu.
  • Meanwhile in a pot on medium heat stir together all the sauce ingredients until seamlessly combined. Remove from heat and add the tofu, making sure to coat all the pieces in the sauce. Serve topped with red pepper flakes (optional) and enjoy!

THE CUCUMBER SALAD

  • Combine all the ingredients together in a bowl and stir till well combined. Chill 1 hr and enjoy!
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