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Okara Salad - Recreated a Tofu Shop's Taste

Okara Salad - Recreated a Tofu Shop's Taste

I wanted to eat the okara salad from a certain department store's tofu shop. The rich aroma of the aonori seaweed and the Japanese-style taste are delicious.

Ingredients: 2 servings

Fresh okara
100 g
☆Japanese dashi, bonito flavor
1/2 teaspoon
☆Soy sauce
1/2 teaspoon
☆Sake
1 teaspoon
☆Sugar
1 teaspoon
☆Mirin
1 tablespoon
☆Salt
a pinch
☆Water
70ml
Frozen mixed vegetables
50 g
◎Mayonnaise
about 40 g
◎Aonori
1 1/2 teaspoons
◎Soy milk
2 tablespoons

Steps

1. Add the mixed vegetables to a heat-resistant container and cover with plastic wrap. Microwave at 500 W for around 1 minute 30 seconds, then allow to cool.
2. Add the ☆ ingredients to the heat-resistant container and mix. Then add the okara, mix, cover with plastic wrap, and microwave at 500 W for 2 minutes. Remove, mix well, and then cool.
3. Once the okara and mixed vegetables have cooled,add the ◎ ingredients and mix well. Cool in the refrigerator and it's complete.

Story Behind this Recipe

I love the okara salad found at the tofu shop of a certain department store! But it seems they don't sell it anymore. I wondered if I could recreate it and gave it a try. I can't say it's exactly the same, but it's close and delicious so I wrote down what I remembered.