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Get your kabob game going with this week’s recipe for Tofu Skewers with Peanut Sauce from The Self-Care Cookbook from Gemma Ogston. Gemma makes a great marinade for the tofu with peanut butter, coconut milk, spices and the zap of fresh lime. Smartly, that marinade also doubles as a sauce once the kabobs are off the grill. Enjoy!
For the marinade
The Self-Care Cookbook
by Gemma Ogston
In a shallow bowl, mix together all the ingredients for the marinade with 2 tablespoons water. Add the tofu cubes and mix well to coat. Cover and leave for an hour or so in the fridge to marinate.
When ready to cook, alternate pieces of tofu and the veggies onto skewers. Broil or barbecue for 10 minutes on each side, brushing with the remaining marinade. The veggies should be cooked through and a little crispy around the edges.
Serve the kebabs with any extra marinade as a sauce to drizzle on top, and scattered with the chopped chile and cilantro
Note: These kebabs are also great made with pineapple chunks instead of tofu—although the pineapple won’t provide the same iron and protein.
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Reprinted from The Self-Care Cookbook. Text © 2019 by Gemma Ogston. Photography © 2019 by Gemma Ogston. Published by Clarkson Potter, an imprint of Penguin Random House, LLC.