MOROCCAN INSPIRED TOFU SKEWERS ?? Try this at your BBQ party?
This dish has been elegantly Prepared by @yummyyatra
Tofu cubes, marinated in bold spices, lemon and then grilled to perfection. Finished off with fresh herbs. Try this and I am pretty sure tofu will be your next favorite thing to skewer!
*Feel free to adjust the spices according to your taste.
*You can either use an outdoor grill or a grill pan on a stove top
1 pack of extra-firm tofu
1/4 cup of extra virgin olive oil
Zest of 1 lemon
Juice of 1/2 lemon
1 tbsp ground cumin
1 tsp cayenne (or more if you want spicier)
1 tsp smoked paprika
1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp saffron threads
2 garlic cloves, minced
Salt and pepper to taste
2 tbsp finely chopped fresh cilantro (optional)
3 tsp finely chopped fresh mint .
? Remove tofu from the packaging & wrap it well in a dish cloth. Set tofu in a bowl and place a heavy object, like a cast iron skillet on top of the tofu block. Let the excess water drain out of the tofu for at least 30 minutes.
? Cut the tofu blocks into cubes & set aside
? In a bowl, whisk to combine olive oil with all the other ingredients, except the fresh herbs. ? Carefully toss the tofu cubes in the marinade and let it rest for at least an hour in the refrigerator ? Preheat grill/grill pan to medium-high. ? Thread tofu cubes onto skewers.
? Brush remaining marinade (if any) on to the tofu. ? Grill tofu until all sides brown evenly. Once they are done, add fresh herbs and serve hot with grilled lemon slices
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