Thai Lemongrass Tofu Skewers

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READY IN: 1hr 10mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Drain tofu and place between two hard objects, such as cutting boards or plates. Angle to drip over the sink. Add a weight to the top, such as a glass or jar. Let sit one hour then cut into 16 cubes.
  • Puree lemongrass, shallot and ginger to a paste in a food processor. Whisk together soy sauce, lime juice, brown sugar, sesame oil, and 2 Tbsp water in a bowl. Transfer half of this sauce mixture to a bowl, as it will be the dipping sauce. Add lemongrass paste to the remaining soy mixture and stir to mix.
  • Toss together tofu, green onions, snap peas, and lemongrass mixture, and marinate for 30 minutes.
  • Oil grill grates and preheat grill to medium.
  • Thread 4 tofu cubes, 5 green onions, and 5 snap peas onto each of the 4 skewers.
  • Place on grill, close hood and cook 4 minutes, Turn, close the hood and cook 4 minutes more.
  • Transfer to a platter. Each person can then slide skewer contents into lettuce cups, add mint, basil, and peanuts to taste. Roll and dip into reserved dipping sauce.
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