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Andrea Nguyen's White Tofu, Sesame, and Vegetable Salad

April 4, 2012

[Photograph: Maren Caruso]

Known as Shira-ae in Japan, this salad of crisp blanched green beans is dressed with a purée of firm tofu, toasted sesame seeds, umami-packed soy and dashi, and enough sugar to give it a pleasant underlying sweetness.

Reprinted with permission from Asian Tofu by Andrea Nguyen. Copyright © 2012. Published by Ten Speed Press. Available wherever books are sold. All rights reserved.


serves serves 4 to 6 as a side dish, active time 30 minutes, total t

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