My F&W
quick save (...)
Tomato-and-Peach Salad with Crisp Tofu
© Con Poulos

Tomato-and-Peach Salad with Crisp Tofu

  • TOTAL TIME: 30 MIN
  • SERVINGS: 6
  • FAST
  • HEALTHY
  • VEGETARIAN

Chef Hugh Acheson combines sweet, salty, spicy and tangy flavors in this exceptional summer tomato salad, tossing peaches, pickled serranos and crisp tofu together with a zippy ginger-lime dressing.

  1. 2 serrano chiles, thinly sliced
  2. 1/2 cup rice wine vinegar
  3. 1 teaspoon sugar
  4. 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt, plus more for seasoning
  5. 1 tablespoon low-sodium soy sauce
  6. 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  7. 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger
  8. 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  9. 1/2 cup plus 3 tablespoons canola oil
  10. 6 ounces extra-firm tofu, drained well and cubed
  11. 2 heirloom tomatoes, sliced
  12. 2 peaches, cut into wedges
  13. 1 cup arugula or mizuna
  14. 1/2 cup basil leaves
  1. Put the serranos in a small heatproof bowl. In a small saucepan, bring 1/2 cup of water to a boil with the vinegar, sugar and 1/2 teaspoon of salt, stirring to dissolve the sugar. Pour the brine over the serranos and let stand for 15 minutes, until cooled to room temperature.
  2. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, whisk the soy sauce, lime juice, ginger, mustard and 3 tablespoons of the oil.
  3. In a large cast-iron skillet, heat the remaining 1/2 cup of oil until shimmering. Add the tofu and cook over moderate heat, turning, until crisp, 5 minutes. Using a slotted spoon, transfer to a paper towel–lined plate. Season with salt.

Suggested Pairing

Juicy Pinot Noir–based rosé.

You Might Also Like

Ratings

Average Rating

(3)

Comments

Add A Comment

    Add a Comment

    See our terms
    You must be logged in to comment. or
    advertisement
    The Dish
    Receive delicious recipes and smart wine advice 4x per week in this e-newsletter.
    The Wine List Weekly pairing plus best bottles to buy.
    F&W Daily One sensational dish served fresh every day.
    American Express Publishing ("AEP") may use your email address to send you account updates and offers that may interest you. To learn more about the ways we may use your email address and about your privacy choices, read the AEP Privacy Statement.
    How we use your email address
    advertisement
    Congratulations to Nicholas Elmi, winner of Top Chef: New Orleans, the 11th season of Bravo's Emmy-Award winning, hit reality series.

    Already looking forward to next year (June 19-21, 2015)? Relive your favorite moments from the culinary world's most sensational weekend in the Rocky Mountains.