BBQ Tofu Steaks

BBQ Tofu Steaks


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About this recipe: This is a great vegetarian alternative at barbecues. Sliced tofu is marinated in a Chinese-style sauce, then barbecued to perfection. Enjoy as is or in a burger bun.


Serves: 2 

  • 250g firm tofu
  • 3 1/2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1/2 chilli, seeded and finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 (1cm) fresh root ginger, grated or finely chopped

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Extra time:30min marinating  ›  Ready in:50min 

  1. Slice tofu into six even slices. Drain on kitchen towels for 5-10 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile make the marinade, mix together the soy sauce, sesame oil, chilli, garlic and ginger. Marinade the tofu in this for 30 minutes.
  3. Cook on a preheated barbecue over medium heat for 3-5 minutes per side. Spoon marinade over the tofu when turning.

Alternative cooking methods

You can also cook the tofu steaks under the grill or on the hob.

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Reviews (1)


As is so often the case when I make tofu, the taste was nice but the texture really let it down. I'd use the marinade in other meals, but one solid slice of tofu is just too much for me to handle! - 05 Jul 2012

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