A delicious and aromatic Thai-inspired dish that combines the goodness of tofu with the flavors of basil. These skewers are perfect for a quick and flavorful meal that will satisfy your cravings for Thai cuisine.
Thai Basil Tofu Skewers
- 1 block firm tofu, pressed and cubed
- 1 cup fresh basil leaves
- 3 tablespoons soy sauce
- 2 tablespoons oyster sauce
- 1 tablespoon hoisin sauce
- 2 teaspoons sesame oil
- 1 tablespoon brown sugar
- 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes (adjust to taste)
- Bamboo skewers, soaked in water
- In a bowl, whisk together soy sauce, oyster sauce, hoisin sauce, sesame oil, brown sugar, and red pepper flakes.
- Add cubed tofu to the marinade, ensuring each piece is well coated. Let it marinate for at least 30 minutes.
- Thread marinated tofu and fresh basil leaves onto soaked bamboo skewers.
- Preheat grill or grill pan over medium-high heat. Grill skewers for 3-4 minutes per side or until tofu is golden and slightly crispy.
- Serve hot, garnished with extra basil leaves and a side of your favorite dipping sauce.
Prep Time: 40 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
Nutritional Information (per serving): Calories: 220, Fat: 12g, Carbohydrates: 15g, Protein: 18g