Succulent Teriyaki Grilled Tofu
Tofu gets a flavorful and succulent upgrade with this mouthwatering Teriyaki Grilled Tofu recipe. This dish perfectly balances the natural creaminess of tofu with the irresistible umami flavors of teriyaki sauce. Whether you’re a dedicated tofu enthusiast or just looking to incorporate more plant-based options into your diet, this recipe is sure to become a favorite.
- 1 block of firm tofu, pressed and drained
- 1/4 cup teriyaki sauce
- 2 tablespoons soy sauce
- 1 tablespoon sesame oil
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 teaspoon ginger, grated
- 1 tablespoon brown sugar
- Sesame seeds and green onions for garnish
- Start by preparing the marinade. In a bowl, whisk together the teriyaki sauce, soy sauce, sesame oil, minced garlic, grated ginger, and brown sugar.
- Cut the pressed tofu into slices or cubes, depending on your preference.
- Place the tofu in a shallow dish and pour the marinade over it. Let it marinate for at least 30 minutes, flipping the tofu halfway through.
- Preheat the grill to medium-high heat. Grease the grates to prevent sticking.
- Remove the tofu from the marinade and shake off any excess. Grill the tofu for about 3-4 minutes on each side, or until grill marks appear.
- Brush the tofu with the remaining marinade while grilling to build up extra flavor.
- Once grilled to perfection, remove the tofu from the heat.
- Sprinkle sesame seeds and chopped green onions on top for a delightful garnish.
- Serve the succulent teriyaki grilled tofu over steamed rice or alongside your favorite stir-fried vegetables.
Prep time: 40 minutes (including marination)
Yield: 2 servings
Succulent Teriyaki Grilled Tofu is a delectable fusion of textures and flavors, offering a delightful experience for both tofu lovers and newcomers alike.
Nutrition information: Calories: 220 | Protein: 14g | Carbohydrates: 16g | Fat: 12g | Fiber: 2g
Indulge in the irresistible combination of tender tofu and savory teriyaki sauce. This recipe takes tofu to a whole new level, making it the star of your next grilling adventure. The marinated tofu caramelizes beautifully on the grill, creating a slightly crispy exterior that gives way to a wonderfully soft interior. Each bite is a burst of Asian-inspired flavors, enhanced by the nuttiness of sesame and the zing of ginger. The garnish of sesame seeds and green onions adds a touch of freshness and visual appeal. Serve this Succulent Teriyaki Grilled Tofu as a main course, on top of salads, or tucked into sandwiches – it’s incredibly versatile. Whether you’re a vegetarian, vegan, or simply someone who appreciates good food, this dish is guaranteed to satisfy your cravings for something both wholesome and indulgent.