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Vegan Almond-Crusted Tofu Salad or Chicken-Free-Strips
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Vegan Almond-Crusted Tofu Salad or Chicken-Free-Strips

Prep Time: 10 Minutes

Cook Time: 10 Minutes

Spring is in the air and summer is just around the corner. With the change of season comes the change for cooking. During the warmer summer months I do not enjoy spending time slaving over a hot stove. Salads are refreshing and so good for us. This salad is very refreshing and adds fresh fruit for a fresh enjoying flavor.

Ingredients Salad Dressing:

¼ Cup Sesame Organic Teriyaki

¼ Cup Olive Oil

2 Tablespoons Maple Syrup

2 Tablespoons Vinegar

1 Teaspoon \Freshly Grated Orange Peel

Ingredients Salad:

1 Package Extra Firm Tofu cut into strips or 1 Pound Vegan Chicken Free Strips

¼ Teaspoons Freshly Ground black Pepper

1 Vegan Ener-G Egg Replacer equal to 1 egg

1 Tablespoon Sesame Organic Teriyaki

½ Cup All-Purpose Flour

½ Cup Kikkoman Panko Bread Crumbs or equivalent to this brand

½ Cup Smoked Almonds Finely Chopped

2-3 Tablespoon Vegetable Oil

6 Cups Mixed Baby Salad Greens

2 Oranges peeled and cut into segments

Prepare Orange Sesame Organic Teriyaki Dressing:

Whisk together sesame organic teriyaki, olive oil, maple syrup, vinegar, and orange peel.

Prepare Chicken Salad:

  1. Season tofu or chicken free strips with pepper. Beat Ener-G egg replacer with sesame organic teriyaki sauce in a shallow bowl until well blended.
  2. Place flour in shallow dish. Combine bread crumbs and almonds in another shallow dish.
  3. Dust both sides of tofu or vegan chicken free strips with flour, then dip into egg mixture and finally coat with almond mixture
  4. In 12-inch skillet, heat 2 tablespoons vegetable oil over medium-high heat. Add tofu or vegan chicken free strips and cook 6 or 7 minutes, turning over once and adding more oil if needed.
  5. Divide salad greens among 4 dinner plates. Arrange tofu or vegan chicken free strips and oranges segments on greens. Serve with orange sesame organic teriyaki dressing.

Serves 4

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  1. No Name
    This looks very good. Voted. Will have to try this one.
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    1. Julie Sinclair
      Julie Sinclair
      Thank you my dear
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  2. Granny Smith
    Granny Smith
    Very refreshing for summer. I am sure the oranges will add a lot of flavor to the salad. Voted
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    1. Julie Sinclair
      Julie Sinclair
      Oranges are very refreshing and they do add flavor to this salad. Especialy with the salad dressing.
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  3. Scott Desmond
    Yumm this looks very good. I like the idea to use tofu or the vegan chicken free strip. I believe the orange will give this a lot of flavor an add to the salad. Thank you for sharing-voted
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    1. Julie Sinclair
      Julie Sinclair
      I have made it with both. Yes the orange slices do add zing and flavor to this salad
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  4. pftsusan
    pftsusan
    Delicious! Voted.
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    1. Julie Sinclair
      Julie Sinclair
      Thank you pftsusan I saw your pancakes finally and after I am done here will head right over to your blog thank you for inviting me to read your blog it is very well done and interesting
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  5. Rebecca Lopez
    Very refreshing. I like the idea of adding fresh orange slices to the salad. Amazing and I can almost taste this now. I will try this one tomorrow for lunch
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    1. Julie Sinclair
      Julie Sinclair
      Each time I prepare this and serve to friends they say the same to me. How refreshing the salad is with orange slices inside
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  6. Jose Rodriguez
    Orange peel is natural and add a lot of flavor to all of your foods. I use orange, lemon, and lime peels in flavoring a lot of my dishes.
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    1. Julie Sinclair
      Julie Sinclair
      Yes my dear you are so right they are excellent to use when cooking
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  7. Arvi Kuld
    Very much Thailand but here we add more spices to our cooking
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    1. Julie Sinclair
      Julie Sinclair
      OH my dear never visited Thailand but thank you for commenting on my blog it sure is nice to meet you
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  8. Veganara
    Veganara
    Voted. Wow, this sounds amazing, full of some wonderful and unusual flavours. I love almonds too, and I write about some of their health benefits in my latest blog, I'm Nuts about Nuts! so if you are interested check that out. :-)
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    1. Julie Sinclair
      Julie Sinclair
      Thank you dear. Yes you are right this is amazing ahd has some unusal flavours inside of this salad. Thank you so much for your lovely comment.
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  9. Eve Sherrill York
    Eve Sherrill York
    This sounds really interesting. I wanted to tell you I got your comment on my hemp post and accidentally deleted it. I had brought up an extra comment and thought I was deleting it and got yours instead. Grrrr! This recipe sounds interesting. Voted.
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    1. Julie Sinclair
      Julie Sinclair
      Please dear do not worry. I will add another comment on your blog. I do have to say I am not sure what the first comment was but I will add a new one for you. Thank you so much for your lovely comment on my blog and I am so happy to meet you.
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      1. Eve Sherrill York
        Eve Sherrill York
        I wasn't worry. Just thought I should let you know unless you went back there and wondered. Happy to meet you as well.
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        1. Julie Sinclair
          Julie Sinclair
          Neither was I my dear it was no problem to leave you a new comment
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  10. Zoe Watson
    Delicious can't wait to try this one
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    1. Julie Sinclair
      Julie Sinclair
      Thank you my dear I hope you will enjoy this as much as my family does
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