Meal Kit

Crispy Teriyaki Tofu Tacos

with pineapple salsa

Prep & Cook Time: 30-40 min.

Cook Within: 7 days

Difficulty Level: Intermediate

Spice Level: Medium

Contains: Wheat, Soy

Vegetarian
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We've combined tacos with many a world cuisine before, but we haven't yet brought tacos to the land of the rising sun. Not until now. Crispy fried tofu makes for a perfect morsel, topped with a fiery pineapple salsa that brings the heat and sweet in perfect balance. Add in that teriyaki glaze and you've got an East meets Southwest hand-held wonder that breaks the compass with ingenuity. Tip: Easiest way to remove jalapeño stems and seeds? Remove ends, then hold upright. Carefully slice the pepper into four pieces, leaving stem and seeds to discard.

In Your Box (serves 2)

  • 3 oz. Pineapple Chunks
  • Info
    12 oz. Extra Firm Tofu
  • 3 Tbsp. Cornstarch
  • 1 Jalapeño Pepper
  • 1 tsp. Asian Garlic and Ginger Seasoning
  • ¼ oz. Cilantro
  • Info
    2 oz. Teriyaki Glaze
  • Info
    6 Small Flour Tortillas
  • 2 Green Onions

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
    719
  • Carbohydrates
    73g
  • Fat
    38g
  • Protein
    24g
  • Sodium
    1493mg

Recipe Steps

You Will Need

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

Before You Cook

Cooking Guidelines

To ensure food safety, the FDA recommends the following as minimum internal cooking temperatures:

  • Steak and Pork 145° F (rest cooked meat, 3 minutes) |
  • Seafood 145° F |
  • Chicken 165° F |
  • Ground Beef 160° F |
  • Ground Turkey 165° F |
  • Ground Pork 160° F

Customize It Instructions

  • Meat lovers! If using proteins, skip the pressing and cornstarch. If using shrimp, pat dry and season all over with a pinch of salt and pepper. Follow same instructions as tofu in Step 4, cooking undisturbed until seared on one side, 2-3 minutes. Flip, and cook until shrimp reaches minimum internal temperature, 1-2 minutes. If using whole chicken breasts, pat dry, and season with a pinch of salt and pepper. On a separate cutting board, cut into 1" dice. Follow same instructions as tofu in Step 4, stirring occasionally until chicken reaches minimum internal temperature, 5-7 minutes. If using diced chicken, pat dry and season all over with a pinch of salt and pepper. Follow same instructions as tofu in Step 4, stirring occasionally until chicken reaches minimum internal temperature, 5-7 minutes.

  1. 1

    Prepare the Tofu

    Line a plate with a paper towel. Cut tofu into 1" dice. Place on towel-lined plate, and top with more paper towels and a second plate. Set aside to press, at least 10 minutes. While tofu presses, prepare ingredients.

  2. 2

    Prepare the Ingredients

    Mince cilantro (no need to stem). Coarsely chop pineapple. Trim and thinly slice white portions of green onions. Thinly slice remaining green onions on an angle. Keep white and green portions separate. Stem jalapeño, halve, seed, remove ribs, and mince. Wash hands and cutting board after working with jalapeño.

  3. 3

    Make the Pineapple Salsa

    Combine pineapple, jalapeño (to taste), white portions of green onion, cilantro, 1 tsp. olive oil, and a pinch of pepper in a mixing bowl. Set aside to allow flavors to marry.

  4. 4

    Cook the Tofu

    In another mixing bowl, toss or gently combine tofu, cornstarch, and a pinch of salt until tofu is completely coated. 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. While tofu cooks, wipe mixing bowl used for tofu clean. Return cooked tofu to cleaned bowl and toss or gently combined with half the seasoning blend. Taste, and add remaining seasoning blend if desired.

  5. 5

    Warm Tortillas and Finish Dish

    Wrap tortillas in a damp paper towel and microwave until warm, 30-60 seconds. Plate dish as pictured on front of card, filling tortillas with tofu and drizzling with teriyaki glaze. Top with pineapple salsa and garnish with green portions of green onions. Bon appétit!

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