Grilled tofu with mango and chilli crushed potatoes

What a surprising, but tasty combo: crushed potatoes with mango and chili. The spinach, tofu and lime sauce round out this recipe to be really delicious.

Grilled tofu with mango and chilli crushed potatoes

Serving Size: 2

Ingredients:

For the marinaded tofu:

  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon ginger
  • pinch of cayenne
  • 100 grams tofu, sliced

For the mango and chili crushed potatoes

  • 300 grams new potatoes, peeled and chopped
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons fresh chopped chives
  • 1/4 fresh mango, peeled, finely chopped
  • pinch dried chili flakes
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 large handfuls fresh spinach
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

For the sweet and sour lime dressing

  • 5 limes, juice of all, zest of 2
  • 2 teaspoons icing sugar
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives

Grilled tofu with mango and chilli crushed potatoes

Directions:

For the marinaded tofu:

  1. Make the marinade for the tofu.
  2. Slice the tofu, and place in the marinade to soak for at least 1/2 an hour.
  3. Grill the tofu 3-5 minutes on each side.

For the crushed potatoes:

  1. Place the chopped potatoes into a pan of boiling salted water and boil for 10-12 minutes or until tender and drain.
  2. Add the olive oil and chives and roughly crush with a fork.
  3. Stir in the chopped mango, chili flakes and season well with salt and freshly ground black pepper.
  4. Heat a little oil in a saucepan, add the spinach and wilt over a high heat for 1-2 minutes and season well with salt and freshly ground black pepper.
  5. Pour off the excess water and set aside.

For the dressing:

  1. Place the lime juice, zest and icing sugar into a small pan and place over a high heat.
  2. Simmer until reduced by half, stir in the olive oil and chives and set aside.
  3. To serve, place the crushed potatoes onto a serving plate, top with the wilted spinach and place the grilled tofu on top and pour over the dressing.

Notes:

adapted from chef Tony Tobin of BBC cooking