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Caribbean Tofu Skewers

Makes: 4 servings
Serving size: 2 kabobs
Prep 25 mins Marinate 8 hrs to 24 hrs Grill 8 mins
Caribbean Tofu Skewers
  • 1  peeled and cored fresh pineapple
  • 1 16 - 18  ounce package  extra-firm tofu (fresh bean curd), drained and cut into 1 inch cubes
  • 3  tablespoons  lime juice
  • 1  tablespoon  olive oil
  • 1  teaspoon  Jamaican jerk seasoning
  • 1/4  teaspoon  salt
  • 1  clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2  small red onion, cut into thin wedges
  • 1  cup  1-inch pieces of red, yellow, orange, and/or green sweet pepper
  •  Nonstick cooking spray

1. Drain pineapple, reserving the juice. Cut pineapple into 1-inch cubes; cover and chill until needed. Place tofu in a resealable plastic bag set in a shallow dish. For marinade, in a small bowl combine reserved pineapple juice, lime juice, olive oil, jerk seasoning, salt, and garlic. Pour over tofu. Seal bag; turn to coat tofu. Marinate in the refrigerator for 8 to 24 hours, turning bag occasionally.

2. Drain tofu, reserving marinade. On eight 12-inch skewers,* alternately thread tofu, pineapple chunks, onion wedges, and sweet pepper. Lightly coat assembled skewers with cooking spray.

3. For a charcoal grill, place tofu skewers on the rack of the uncovered grill directly over medium coals. Grill about 8 minutes or until sweet peppers are crisp tender, turning to brown tofu evenly and brushing occasionally with marinade. (For a gas grill, preheat grill. Reduce heat to medium. Place tofu skewers on grill rack over heat. Cover and grill as above.)

From the Test Kitchen*
  • If using wooden skewers, soak them in water for at least 30 minutes before grilling.
Nutrition Facts (Caribbean Tofu Skewers)
  • Servings Per Recipe 4,
  • cal. (kcal) 212,
  • Fat, total (g) 10,
  • chol. (mg) 0,
  • sat. fat (g) 1,
  • carb. (g) 22,
  • Monosaturated fat (g) 7,
  • Polyunsaturated fat (g) 1,
  • fiber (g) 3,
  • sugar (g) 14,
  • pro. (g) 12,
  • vit. A (IU) 1215,
  • vit. C (mg) 107,
  • Thiamin (mg) 0,
  • Riboflavin (mg) 0,
  • Niacin (mg) 1,
  • Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0,
  • Folate (g) 60,
  • Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 0,
  • sodium (mg) 233,
  • Potassium (mg) 387,
  • calcium (mg) 222,
  • iron (mg) 3,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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