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Skewered Tofu in a Soy, Ginger and Orange Marinade

 
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Marinated tofu, mushrooms and vegetables are packed with Asian flavors, grilling adds extra smokiness. Not only your vegetarian family or friends love these tasty skewers, but also the meat-lovers. Using the firmest tofu will make a big difference on both texture and flavor!

Yield

4

servings

Prep

10

min

Cook

30

min

Ready

40

min

Low Cholesterol, Cholesterol-Free, Trans-fat Free, Good source of fiber
 

Ingredients

1 pound tofu
extra-firm and drained
16 medium mushrooms, shiitake
or 4 large portobello, cut into 1 1/2 to 2-inch chunks
*
1 large daikon (chinese icicle radish)
or turnips
*
1 each bok choy
*
Marinade
½ cup soy sauce, tamari
½ cup orange juice
2 tablespoons rice vinegar
2 tablespoons peanut oil
1 tablespoon sesame oil
dark, 2 tb fresh ginger, minced, 1/4 ts hot chili, minced
2 cloves garlic
or as needed, minced or finely chopped or smashed, optional
1 inch ginger
freshly minced or finely chopped, optonal
*

Directions

Combine all the marinade ingredients and whisk to emulsify.

Slice tofu into 1-inch cubes, and marinate at room temperature for 1 hour or for longer in the refrigerator.

Turn frequently.

Wash and trim the mushrooms.

Scrub and trim the daikon and slice into 1" thick pieces.

Separate the bok choy leaves, rinse and pat them dry.

Set aside.

Slice the white stems into 1" thick pieces. Marinate the mushrooms, daikon and bok choy stems for 15 minutes.

Brush bok choy leaves with marinade.

To skewer the leaves, fold the sides of each leaf in toward the middle and roll up the leaf, starting at the top.

Thread the leaf packet onto wooden skewers alternately with the mushrooms, tofu, daikon and bok choy stem.

On a closed grill, grill the skewers for 12 to 15 minutes, turning to cook all sides.

Serve and enjoy!

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 198g (7.0 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 30159% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 20g 30%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 1832mg 76%
Total Carbohydrate 5g 5%
Dietary Fiber 4g 18%
Sugars g
Protein 42g
Vitamin A 4% Vitamin C 51%
Calcium 82% Iron 23%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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