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Kaua‘i's Favorite Recipes

Tofu Salad

Type of Cuisine: Asian
Provided By: Ahana Family
From: Kapaʻa

This is a very easy dish to make and everyone can put their own personal touches to it. Fresh, local ingredients can be used to make this dish, and it contains a blend of Hawai'i’s ethnic flavors.


1 blockfirm tofu, drained and cubed
lettuce or watercress
1 packagebean sprouts
2medium tomatoes, diced
sweet onion, thinly sliced
1 can (7 oz)tuna, optional
1lemon, remove seeds
1/2 cupoil
2 clovesgarlic
1/2 cupshoyu
green onion, chopped


  1. Wash and prepare salad ingredients
  2. Layer salad ingredients in a bowl or pan
  3. For sauce, heat oil and garlic until the garlic turns dark brown. Let cool.
  4. In a bottle, combine oil, shoyu, and green onion. Mix well.
  5. Squeeze lemon juice over salad and pour sauce just before serving

Recipe submitted by the Ahana Family