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tofu & pineapple skewers

Tofu & Pineapple Skewers

A wonderful combination of sweet & salty marinated tofu, pineapple and veggies skewered and charred on a grill or in a frying pan! If you like your summer food with a tropical fruity twist, you must try these Tofu & Pineapple Skewers!
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Marinading TIme: 2 hrs
Total Time 2 hrs 25 mins
Course Dinner, Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine Vegan, Vegetarian
Servings 2 portions
Calories 234 kcal

Equipment

  • Bamboo Skewers

Ingredients
 
 

  • 200 g firm tofu
  • 1/2 red onion
  • 1/2 pepper
  • 200 g pineapple cut into chunks

For The Marinade/ Sauce:

  • 50 ml soy sauce or tamari
  • 40 g maple syrup or runny honey
  • 50 g pineapple finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 tsp ginger finely chopped
  • 1 tsp cornstarch

Instructions
 

  • First, make the marinade by mixing soy sauce, honey (or maple syrup), finely chopped (or blended, if you have a blender) pineapple, garlic, ginger and cornflour. Dab the firm tofu with a piece of kitchen towel and cut it into squares (about 2x2cm). Place the cubes in a shallow dish and pour the marinade all over them. Cover and place in the fridge to marinade.
  • In the meantime, core and peel a ripe pineapple into squares of a similar size to your tofu cubes. Then cut the red onion and peppers.
  • When ready to cook, skewer the tofu, pineapples, red onion and pepper. Reserve the marinade.
  • Brush a large frying pan/ cast iron skillet with some odourless oil and heat on medium-high heat. Add the skewers and cook for about 4 minutes on each of the 4 sides, until the vegetables have softened slightly, but still retain some crunch. Your tofu and pineapple should have charred slightly. Using a pastry brush, slather some of the reserved marinade over the skewers midway through cooking.
    If you're cooking on a BBQ grill, place the skewers on a silicone mat suitable for grills, otherwise they may stick to the grill.
  • Pour the rest of the marinade into a small saucepan and warm on low heat stirring occasionally, just until warmed through and starting to thicken.
  • Serve the tofu and pineapple skewers with rice with the sauce drizzled on top!

Nutrition

Calories: 234kcalCarbohydrates: 38gProtein: 13gFat: 5gSaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 1405mgPotassium: 288mgFiber: 3gSugar: 26gVitamin A: 75IUVitamin C: 62mgCalcium: 178mgIron: 2mg
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