When my mother came up with the name of her first cookbook the term "All-American" only seemed fit. After all, she was 1st generation Chinese married to an American, Irish, Norwegian man living in Nebraska where traditional Chinese ingredients were not made readily available. It isn't until now that I truly understand the meaning of the All-American... (read more)

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Tofu and Tuna Salad

Everyone eats a tuna salad sandwich now and again. Here’s Tuna fish salad with Chinese twist!

1 package firm tofu (14 oz. or 16 oz.)
2 cans solid white albacore tuna in spring water (5 oz. or 6 oz. each)
10 pieces sweet bread and butter pickles
1 scallion, including the green top
2 tablespoons soy sauce (Kikkoman brand)
2 teaspoons pure sesame oil
1 teaspoon red hot chili oil
½ teaspoon salt

Rinse the tofu block with cold water. Cut into small ½ inch cubes. Drain water from the canned tuna. Chop the sweet pickles into small pieces. Wash and trim the green onion, finely chop. In a large bowl, combine tofu cubes with tuna fish, pickles, green onions, soy sauce, sesame oil, chili oil and salt. Mix the ingredients together. Serve cold with wheat toast.

Makes 4 servings
Preparation time: 10 minutes

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