Szechuan Tofu Skewers
Szechuan Tofu Skewers 41

With its mixture of cayenne pepper, hot sauce, red chilies, ginger, brown sugar and soy sauce, Szechuan tofu has a savoury hot and spicy flavour with a touch of sweetness. This dish serves 4 and is ready in just 30 mins.

Pre Time And Cook time

Prep Time: 20min
Cook time: 10min

    400 gram firm tofu, cut into 16 pieces
    1 teaspoon sichuan peppercorns
    1 teaspoon chinese five spice powder
    1 teaspoon sea salt
    16 cherry tomatoes
    16 small button mushrooms
    2 zucchini, cut into 16 x 2 cm rounds
    2 teaspoon vegetable or peanut oil
    2 cup steamed brown rice
    thinly sliced green onion, soy sauce and
    toasted sesame seeds, to serve

Tags : FOOD    


1. Drain tofu between sheets of paper towel for 5 minutes.

2. Place peppercorns, five spice powder and salt in a small frying pan over moderate heat. Cook and stir for 2 minutes or until fragrant.

3. Transfer to a mortar and pestle. Finely crush spices. Push through a sieve, discarding husks.

4. Place tofu, tomatoes, mushrooms and zucchini in a bowl. Add spice mix and oil; toss to coat. Thread vegetables and tofu, alternately, onto 16 small skewers.

5. Preheat a barbecue or char-grill to high heat. Cook skewers, turning occasionally, for 8 minutes or until vegetables and tofu are golden and tender.

6. Sprinkle rice with onion. Serve skewers with rice and soy sauce, sprinkled with sesame seeds.


Similar videos

Bruschetta Toastie

Bhut Jolokia Shakshouka


Hot Veggie Curry

Spicy Tomato Pasta