Tofu Satay Skewers


Take tofu to an incredibly flavorful level with this tasty and nutty twist!

Preparation time: 1 hour
Cooking time: 6 minutes
Serves 3 to 4

1 tablespoon soy sauce
1 teaspoon honey
1⁄2 teaspoon turmeric powder
2 garlic cloves, crushed
1⁄4 cup coconut milk, canned
3 tablespoons peanut butter
2 packs store-bought tofu (500 grams each and cut into 12 equal squares)
1⁄2 tablespoon peanut oil or vegetable oil
sliced cucumbers for garnish

1. Combine the soy sauce, honey, turmeric powder, garlic, coconut milk, and peanut butter in a bowl. Add the sliced tofu pieces and turn to coat well.
2. Thread tofu gently onto the skewers. Place the skewers in a freezer bag and marinate for at least an hour. set aside excess marinade.
3. Using a grill pan with some oil, cook each side of the tofu between 3-4 minutes or until brown. Brush excess marinade while grilling each side to keep the tofu moist and flavorful.
4. Serve skewers over warm rice and sliced cucumbers.

Recipe by Kynan del Rosario
Photography by Noel Salazar

This recipe was originally published in the August-September 2017 issue of Breakfast Magazine.