Crispy Baja Tofu Tacos

with sour cream and queso fresco

Prep & Cook Time: 25-35 min.

Cook Within: 7 days

Difficulty Level: Intermediate

Spice Level: Mild

Contains: Milk, Wheat, Soy

Vegetarian
All ingredients are individually packaged, but our central facility is not certified allergen-free. Furthermore, ingredient contents may vary. Please check recipe cards and ingredient packaging for allergens and nutrition facts. If you have serious allergies, please use your best judgment or consult a health professional to decide if our meals are safe for you!
A note about serious food allergies

Baja brings forth ideas of warm sun and salty waves, and we don't want to discourage such pleasant visions. But Baja is also about tacos; mostly fish tacos, which we've modified here for our vegetarian friends. Crispy tofu is placed in tortillas with crunch, spicy vegetables, crumbly cheese, and cool sour cream. Bring the Baja closer to home, if not the sand and sea.

In Your Box (serves 2)

  • Info
    6 Small Flour Tortillas
  • Info
    2 oz. Sour Cream
  • ¼ oz. Cilantro
  • 1 Lime
  • 1 Shallot
  • 1 Jalapeño Pepper
  • Info
    2 oz. Queso Fresco
  • 2 tsp. Sazon Seasoning
  • 2 Tbsp. Cornstarch
  • Info
    12 oz. Extra Firm Tofu

Due to our just-in-time sourcing model, we may have to send you a substitute ingredient. Not to worry! We make sure every ingredient sent to you meets our high quality standards. We’ll keep you informed should a switch occur, so please check the ingredient labels in your meal bag.

  • Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
    801
  • Carbohydrates
    62g
  • Fat
    46g
  • Protein
    30g
  • Sodium
    1167mg

Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 2 Mixing Bowls
  • 1 Large Non-Stick Pan

Before You Cook

  • 1

    Prepare the Tofu

    Line a plate with a paper towel. Cut tofu into ½" dice and place on towel-lined plate. Top with paper towels, top with another plate, and place a heavy object on plate to remove excess moisture. Allow tofu to press for at least 5 minutes. While tofu presses, prepare ingredients.

  • 2

    Prepare the Ingredients

    Halve and peel shallot. Slice halves into very thin strips. Stem jalapeño, remove seeds and ribs, and slice into very thin strips. Be sure to wash hands, utensils, and cutting board after working with jalapeño. Mince cilantro (no need to stem). Halve lime and juice. Combine shallot, jalapeño, lime juice, and a pinch of salt and pepper in a mixing bowl. Set aside for at least 10 minutes.

  • 3

    Cook the Tofu

    Place tofu, cornstarch, and a pinch of salt and pepper in another mixing bowl. Toss to thoroughly combine. Place a large non-stick pan over medium-high heat and add 3 Tbsp. olive oil. Add tofu to hot pan and stir occasionally until golden brown, 6-8 minutes. Wipe mixing bowl clean. Add crisped tofu and seasoning blend to mixing bowl and toss to combine.

  • 4

    Warm the Tortillas

    Wrap tortillas in a damp paper towel and microwave, 30 seconds.

  • 5

    Finish the Dish

    Plate dish as pictured on front of card, filling tortillas with tofu and topping with pickled jalapeño and shallot (to taste), cheese, and sour cream. Garnish with cilantro. Bon appétit!

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