7 Grilled Tofu Recipes Celebrate a World of Flavors
Ready to absorb marinades and feature whatever flavors you're craving, tofu is the perfect plant-based protein for grilling. Fire up the grill and throw together these simple vegan-friendly tofu recipes with global tastes varying from barbeque to teriyaki, all enhanced with a little smokiness and char.
Cilantro Lime Grilled Tofu
Tangy and spicy, this grilled tofu gets a boost of flavor from bold ingredients like fresh lime juice, cilantro, garlic, and cayenne pepper. Enjoy it as is after grilling, or follow other reviewer's lead and marinate veggies too and make kebabs.
Perfect Grilled Tofu
You can't beat perfection! For a grilled tofu that will pair well with any type of side, reach for this recipe. The trio of soy sauce, sherry vinegar, and olive oil gives it a super savory flavor that's only enhanced by the grill.
Grilled Tofu Skewers with Sriracha Sauce
This tofu is marinaded in a double hit of heat with both sriracha and jalapeño peppers making an appearance. "These were delicious," says reviewer Panda. "They were gobbled up within minutes at my potluck supper!"
Grilled Tofu Sandwich Filling
Although this recipe utilizes the broiler, it can easily be converted to the grill too. Simply marinade your firm tofu in any of the suggested sauces — barbecue or honey mustard — then toss it on an extra hot grill for a quick sear.
Bulgogi-Spiced Tofu Wraps with Kimchi Slaw
These bulgogi tofu wraps feature spicy strips of grilled tofu tossed in kimchi slaw and drizzled with a sweet and spicy gochuchang vinaigrette.
Marinated Tofu Steak for One
You only need three ingredients for this impressive dish. "Treat yourself to a steak dinner for one, using tofu instead of meat," says creator Buckwheat Queen. "This recipe is more method than ingredients, so change up the seasoning to your liking. Serve with French fries and spinach for a complete meal for one."
Grilled Teriyaki Tofu with Roasted Cauliflower Rice
Both tofu and cauliflower are grilled to make this mouth-watering meal. While the recipe utilizes a countertop induction oven, you can easily recreate the method on your own grill by using a grill pan for the veggies. France C says, "Absolutely delicious! Just goes to show you that few ingredients can indeed make a flavorful meal!"