Marinated tofu kebabs
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Tofu is made from soya bean curd in a similar way to making cheese, it contains protein and calcium and is especially useful in vegan and vegetarian diets.
Soy Sauce3 tablespoons
Rice Wine Vinegar1 tablespoons, or cider vinegar
Orange(s)1 zest(s) of 1, (small), finely grated, and juice of it
Chinese 5 Spice½ teaspoons, level
Coriander, fresh2 tablespoons, chopped
Plain Tofu250 g, drained and cut into 16 cubes
Courgette2 medium, each sliced into 8 pieces
Peppers, All Types2 medium, (1 yellow and 1 red), each cut into 12 pieces
Mushrooms8 large, closed cup, halved
Coriander, fresh4 sprig(s), to garnish
- Choose a shallow non-metallic dish large enough to hold eight kebabs. Add the soy sauce, vinegar, orange rind, orange juice, Chinese five spice powder and chopped coriander. Mix together.
- Thread the tofu cubes onto 8 wooden kebab sticks, alternating the pieces with the courgettes, peppers and mushrooms. Lay the kebabs in the marinade, turning to coat. Cover, refrigerate and leave to soak for at least an hour, turning them once after 30 minutes.
- Preheat the grill. Arrange the kebabs on the grill pan and cook them for about 8-10 minutes, turning frequently and basting with the marinade.
- Serve, garnished with fresh coriander sprigs.