A light main meal perfect for summer
Preheat over to 425 degrees.
Mix the ingredients for the marinade. Drain and gently squeeze the tofu and cut into 1/2" slices. Dip in the marinade and place on a sprayed baking sheet. Continue with all the pieces and pour the remaining marinade over the tofu. Bake for 7 minutes, flip, and bake another 7 minutes.
Combine the Nuoc Cham sauce ingredients. If using sucanat, mix well to dissolve. Adjust to your taste in terms of spiciness, lime and sweetness and set aside.
Prepare the vermicelli noodles according to the package. Do not overcook! Rinse under cold water and set aside.
Prepare all the vegetables while the noodles are cooking.
To serve, place the noodles in a bowl and top with the lettuce, vegetables. and 3-4 pieces of the baked tofu. Drizzle 2-4 Tbsp. of the sauce and sprinkle with the peanuts or pumpkin seeds. Serve with lime wedges and additional cilantro for garnish.