Corn Salsa Salad

with Seared Tofu

Corn Salsa Salad with Seared Tofu

Two Chef Mission
A very bright and delicious southwestern inspired salad, flavored with lime and jalapeno. The addition of seared tofu helps make this dish even heartier.
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Course Main Course, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine American, Mexican
Servings 2 people
Calories 130 kcal


  • Cutting Board
  • Chef Knife
  • Grill or Grill Pan
  • Tongs
  • Thermometer
  • 2 Mixing bowls
  • Whisk


  • 6 oz Firm Tofu
  • 2 each Lime juice and zest
  • 1 each Corn on the cob, grilled and cut off
  • 2 cloves Garlic minced
  • 1/4 each Red Onion diced
  • 1/4 each Jalapeno diced
  • 1/2 each Bell Pepper diced
  • 1 each Tomato diced
  • 1 head Romaine Lettuce washed and chopped
  • Olive Oil as needed
  • Salt as needed
  • Pepper as needed


  • Heat grill or grill pan to 350 degrees or roughly medium high heat.
  • Season tofu with salt, pepper and a bit of oil. Grill on each side 5-7 minutes each, rotating for grill marks. Let cool and slice for salad.
  • Season the corn with oil, salt and pepper, grill on each side about 3-4 minutes. Corn will be ready when kernels turn bright yellow in color. Let cool and cut kernels away from cob.
  • In a bowl, toss the corn, 1/2 of the garlic, red onion, jalapeno, bell pepper, tomato, and 1/2 of the lime zest and juice. Season with salt and pepper and let rest.
  • For the vinaigrette whisk together the other half of the lime juice, zest, garlic, salt, pepper and a bit of olive oil. Taste for seasoning and adjust as needed.
  • Serve the salad with tofu, corn salsa and vinaigrette on top.
  • Enjoy!


Calories: 130kcalCarbohydrates: 14gProtein: 12gFat: 5gSaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 29mgPotassium: 773mgFiber: 7gSugar: 4gVitamin A: 27262IUVitamin C: 13mgCalcium: 215mgIron: 4mg
Keyword Corn, grill, Lettuce, Lime, Mexican, Recipes, salad, Simple Recipes, Vegan, vegetables, Vegetatarian
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