Grilled Tofu and Chicken with Tofu Shirataki

Grilled Tofu and Chicken with Tofu Shirataki
Recipe type: Chicken Dishes
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Ingredients
  • 8 ounces extra-firm tofu
  • 2 (8-ounce) boneless, skinless, chicken breasts
  • 2 tablespoons peanut oil, plus more for brushing
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 2 shallots, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon ancho chili powder
  • ¼ cup tamarind paste, reconstituted in ¼ cup water
  • ¼ cup rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons fish sauce
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar ¼ cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1 package Tofu Shirataki Noodles
  • ¼ cup thinly sliced green onion
  • ¼ cup chopped cilantro leaves
  • 4 ounces bean sprouts
  • ¼ cup cashews, toasted and coarsely chopped
  • 2 limes, halved and grilled
Instructions
  1. Drain and rinse Shirataki Noodles very well. Place on paper towels to dry and set aside.
  2. Heat grill to high. Brush both sides of tofu and chicken with oil and season with salt and pepper.
  3. Grill the tofu on each side for 2 to 3 minutes or until slightly charred, remove, and cut into thin slices.
  4. Grill the chicken for 4 minutes per side or until slightly charred and just cooked through, remove, and cut into thin slices.
  5. Meanwhile, heat 2 tablespoons of oil in a medium saucepan on the grates of the grill or side burner on the grill.
  6. Add the shallots and garlic and cook until soft.
  7. Add the ancho powder and cook for 10 seconds.
  8. Add the tamarind mixture, vinegar, fish sauce, brown sugar, and peanut butter and bring to a boil.
  9. Place the Tofu Shirataki Noodles, tofu, and chicken in a large bowl.
  10. Pour the boiling sauce over the noodles and toss gently until until combined.
  11. Fold in the green onion, cilantro, and bean sprouts and top with the chopped nuts.
  12. Serve with grilled limes on the side.

Ground Round Curry over Spaghetti Shirataki

Ground Round Curry over Spaghetti Shirataki
Recipe type: Beef
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Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 1 cup onion, chopped
  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1½ teaspoons curry powder
  • 5 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon gingerroot, minced or 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 3 medium tomatoes, chopped or 1 (12 ounce) can diced tomatoes, drained
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon cilantro, chopped
  • ½ cup water
  • salt
  • 1 package Spaghetti Shirataki
Instructions
  1. Drain the Shirataki Noodles. Rinse under warm water . Rinse well. Place on paper towels to dry.
  2. In a deep medium-sized frying pan, saute onions and ground beef in oil until meat is browned. Skim fat.
  3. Add curry powder, garlic, ginger and tomatoes. Fry briefly, then add tomato paste, cinnamon and cilantro.
  4. Stir and add water and salt to taste.
  5. Simmer 20 minutes over medium heat to blend flavors.
  6. Serve over Spaghetti Shirataki.

 

Sesame and Cilantro Angel Hair Shirataki Salad

Sesame and Cilantro Angel Hair Shirataki Salad
Recipe type: Salads
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Ingredients
  • ¼ cup grapeseed oil or corn oil
  • 3 tablespoon dark sesame oil
  • ½ teaspoon crushed dried red pepper or chili powder
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 package Angel Hair Shirataki
  • Salt
  • ½ cup coarsely chopped cilantro
  • ¼ cup chopped roasted peanuts
  • ¼ cup thinly sliced green onions
  • ¼ cup sliced and chopped red bell pepper
  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds
Instructions
  1. Drain and rinse Angel Hair Shirataki very well. Place on paper towels to dry.
  2. In a microwave-safe dish, heat the vegetable oil, sesame oil, and red pepper, microwave on high heat for 2 minutes. Add the honey and soy sauce, and mix well.
  3. Combine the Angel Hair Shirataki with the dressing in a large bowl until the pasta is well coated. Cover and chill for several hours.
  4. When ready to serve, mix in the cilantro, peanuts, green onions and bell pepper. Garnish with toasted sesame seeds.