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Sesame Ginger Tofu Skewers With Peanut Dipping Sauce [Vegan]

Tofu is not only a great source of protein, but it is an amazing flavor absorber! Not only does marinating have these tofu skewers tasting deliciously savory, they also get slightly crispy while cooking. Paired with peanut sauce that you can enjoy crunchy or smooth, this dish is wonderful as a party appetizer, finger food, or even as a meal. Try it with coconut rice or plain rice for a filling lunch.

Sesame Ginger Tofu Skewers With Peanut Dipping Sauce [Vegan]

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For the Tofu:

  • 1 pound tofu, cut into 12 pieces
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1/2 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1/2 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1/2 tablespoon sesame seeds
  • 2 garlic cloves, very finely minced
  • 1/2 inch of ginger, grated
  • 1 teaspoon sriracha (optional)
  • 6 skewers
  • 2 tablespoons oil, for frying

For the Sauce:

  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil


To Make the Sauce:

  1. Combine all ingredients in a small sauce pot and bring to a simmer. Stir until all ingredients are combined, then remove from heat.

To Make the Skewers:

  1. Marinate tofu in soy, sesame oil, garlic, sriracha, and sesame seeds for about 5 minutes. Heat a pan with oil and sear tofu on both sides. Remove from the pan and skewer 2 pieces of tofu onto each skewer.


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Kristen Genton is the blogger behind Good Habits and Guilty Pleasures. Growing up overseas in 7 different countries has definitely shaped her taste buds to be anything but ordinary as she creates recipes that are wholesome, healthy, and flavorful. After switching careers to pursue her passion for food by attending culinary school, Kristen has taken the next step by deciding to live a plant based lifestyle and wants to share her creations with the world. Her goal is to show that vegans can have incredibly delicious and nutrient dense foods that both promote your good habits and satisfy your guilty pleasures!



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34 comments on “Sesame Ginger Tofu Skewers With Peanut Dipping Sauce [Vegan]”

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Walter Curtis
2 Months Ago

Looks so good

Vegetarian and Vegan News
2 Months Ago

Yes Please!

Beth Bulkley
2 Months Ago

Melissa Negelspach Naomi Hoisington

Kinsey Weissinger
2 Months Ago

Madison McKay

Lisa Weiss
2 Months Ago

One more thing most of the "tofu/soy is bad for you"'studies are backed by - you guessed it - the dairy/beef folks. You don't have to eat it, just sayin' #vegan4life

Lisa Weiss
2 Months Ago

By the way anyone with kids or with kid friendly ideas like this (soy or soy free, whatever your preference) is welcome to join the group Vegan Family Meal Planning

Maria Griffin
13 Mar 2016

Thanks for this! I've requested to join the group :)

Lisa Weiss
2 Months Ago

What is it about food on a stick that is so much fun?!!

Miranda Patch
2 Months Ago

Tofu is bad for you

Susan Pryor
2 Months Ago

Emma Graham

Maziah Macleod
2 Months Ago

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