Grilled Tofu with Chili Sauce

June 2010
Grilled Tofu with Chili Sauce

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Makes: 8 servings

Ingredients
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 cup light brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil
  • 2 teaspoons finely chopped ginger
  • 1 finely chopped garlic clove
  • 1/2 teaspoon red chili paste
  • 1 16 ounce block extra-firm tofu, patted dry
  • 2 japanese eggplants
  • 1 cubed red bell pepper
  • 1/3 pound snow peas
Directions
  1. In a large bowl, combine 1/4 cup each soy sauce, fresh lime juice and light brown sugar. Add 3 tablespoons water, 1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil, 2 teaspoons finely chopped ginger, 1 finely chopped garlic clove and 1/2 teaspoon red chili paste; reserve half of the sauce in a small bowl. Cut one 16-ounce block extra-firm tofu, patted dry, into 1 1/2-inch cubes, and cut 2 japanese eggplants into 1/2-inch rounds. Add 1 cubed red bell pepper and 1/3 pound snow peas to the large bowl; toss to coat. Refrigerate for 30 minutes. Preheat a grill to medium-high. Thread the vegetables and tofu onto eight 12-inch skewers. Cover and grill on a well-oiled grate, turning once, until the vegetables are tender, 6 to 8 minutes. Serve with the chili sauce for dipping.
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