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.

Shrimp, Snow Pea and Macaroni Shirataki Salad

Shrimp, Snow Pea and Macaroni Shirataki Salad
Recipe type: Salads, Seafood
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Ingredients
  • 1 package Macaroni Shirataki
  • 12 ounces snow peas
  • 1¼ pounds medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 6 radishes, thinly sliced into half-moons
  • 4 scallions, thinly sliced
  • ⅓ cup rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger
  • Salt
  • 2 tablespoons toasted sesame seeds
Instructions
  1. Drain the Shirataki Noodles. Rinse under warm water . Rinse well. Place on paper towels to dry.
  2. Bring a large saucepan of water with a steamer basket to a boil. Put the snow peas in the basket, cover and cook for 2 minutes. Remove the basket and transfer the snow peas to a bowl of ice water to cool. Drain and pat dry.
  3. Add the shrimp directly to the saucepan of water and return to a boil; cook for 2 minutes. Drain, then plunge the shrimp into a bowl of ice water to cool. Drain and pat dry.
  4. Slice each shrimp in half lengthwise. Cut the snow peas diagonally into ½-inch pieces, discarding the ends. In a large bowl, toss the shrimp, snow peas, radishes, Macaroni Shirataki and scallions.
  5. In a small bowl, whisk the vinegar, both oils, the ginger and ½ teaspoon salt.
  6. Toss with the salad right before serving; top with sesame seeds.

Stir Fry Ginger Beef with Spaghetti Shirataki Noodles

Stir Fry Ginger Beef with Spaghetti Shirataki Noodles
Recipe type: Beef
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Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons unseasoned rice vinegar
  • 5 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon peeled, grated fresh ginger
  • 1 teaspoon chile pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 1¼ to 1½ pounds top sirloin steak
  • 1 tablespoon corn starch
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil (optional)
  • 3-4 green onions, cut on a diagonal, ½-inch apart, including the greens
  • 2 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
  • 2-3 hot chiles, preferably red serranos, seeded, sliced
  • 1-inch nob of ginger, peeled, cut lengthwise into matchstick shapes
  • ½ cup loosely packed, chopped cilantro
  • 1 package Spaghetti Shirataki Noodles
Instructions
  1. Drain and rinse Shirataki Noodles very well. Place on paper towels to dry.
  2. Chill the steak in the freezer for 30 minutes before you slice it, this will make it easier to cut in thin slices. Slice the steak first crosswise in ½-inch thick slices. Then cut each slice lengthwise into strips.
  3. In a medium bowl, whisk together the marinade ingredients; the soy sauce, vinegar, grated ginger, honey, red chile flakes, and cumin.
  4. Mix the beef in with the marinade to coat and let it sit for at least 30 minutes, or up to 4 hours, in the fridge.
  5. In a small bowl, mix the corn starch with 2 tablespoons of cold water to make a slurry.
  6. Heat the oil in a wok, or a large sauté pan, over high heat until it is nearly smoking. As the oil is heating up, pat the beef dry and separate it into small batches no larger than what can fit into the palm of your hand. Working in batches, sauté beef until just brown outside but rare inside, no more than 1 minute.
  7. Transfer beef to a bowl.
  8. When all of the beef is cooked, put the chiles and garlic into the pan and stir-fry 30-45 seconds.
  9. Add the julienned ginger and cook for 30-45 seconds more.
  10. Add the beef back to the pan. Add the cornstarch slurry. Add the scallions and mix everything together. Cook for 1 minute.
  11. Turn the heat off and mix in the cilantro.
  12. Serve at once over a bed of Spaghetti Shirataki Noodles.