Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Coconut crusted tofu with mango salsa and green rice

Take you taste buds on a tropical taste adventure!

Coconut Crusted Tofu

1 block of tofu-sliced into 1/2 inch pieces
1/4 cup coconut oil
1/4 cup coconut flour
1/4 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
1/4 tsp garlic powder
1/2 tsp sea salt
pinch cayenne

Mix the breading in a bowl.
Heat oil in cast iron pan.
Dip the tofu ( both sides) in the flour. Place in hot pan. Allow to golden.
Drain on paper towels on a plate.

Green Rice

1 tbsp sunflower oil
1 cup rice (of your choice)
1/2 bunch of cilantro stems- minced
1 small onion-minced
1 3/4 cup water
pinch of salt

In a small pot with a tight fitted lid, heat pot add oil.
Cook onion and stems together for a few minutes
Add rice and saute for a few more minutes.
Add water bring to a boil, then reduce heat to a simmer.
Cover and let cook for 20 minutes. Turn heat off and let stand for 5 minutes.
Fluff with a fork.


  1. Still looks good! I love mango salsa! I'll check back for the recipe ^_^

  2. Okay, this has just been Pinned and I *will* be making this for dinner soon!!!

  3. I promise I will fix this soon Becky :/

    Thanks Cara! I still have yet to get into pintrest.....