This is my favorite tofu salad. I can't get enough of this salad. It is so easy to make and the tofu seems to just drink the dressing, so that every bite is an explosion of flavors.
SPICY TOFU SALAD
1 pound firm tofu, drained
1/2 small red onion, thinly sliced
1 medium carrot, sliced into thin match sticks
2 TBSP. chopped peanuts
1-2 small Thai chilies, finely chopped
1/4 cup lime juice
1 TBSP. brown sugar
1 TBSP. fish sauce
1 stem lemon grass, thinly sliced
Combine chilies, lime juice, sugar, fish sauce, and lemon grass in a jar. Shake well. Set aside.
Cut tofu into 1/2 to 3/4 inch cubes. Cut onion into thin slices. Cut carrot into thin strips.
Combine tofu, onion, carrot and dressing in bowl. Mix well. Cover and refrigerate 3 hours.
Serve salad sprinkled with chopped peanuts.