Kick-off grill season with these tofu steaks! They're grilled until browned on both sides and then brushed with a sticky, citrusy, and spicy orange-ginger glaze — the perfect combination of flavors to welcome outdoor weather. Serve on a bed of grains with grilled vegetables and your favorite barbecue sides.

Grilled Tofu Steaks With Orange Ginger Glaze [Vegan]

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For the Tofu:

  • 1 14-ounce block tofu
  • 1/2 cup freshly squeezed orange juice or juice from one navel orange
  • 3 tablespoons low sodium soy sauce or coconut aminos
  • 2 teaspoons fresh grated ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon orange zest
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper, or to taste

For Serving:

  • Sesame seeds (optional, for garnish)
  • Baby bok choy (optional, for serving)
  • Cooked quinoa (optional, for serving)


To Make the Glaze:

  1. Combine orange juice, soy sauce/coconut aminos, ginger, orange zest, sugar, and cayenne in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer until a glaze consistency is reached.

To Make the Tofu:

  1. Drain the tofu block and pat dry with a clean kitchen towel or paper napkins. Cut into six equal-sized portions. Cook tofu on a hot grill or grill pan for a few minutes on each side and then brush on glaze.
  2. Serve with grilled vegetables, quinoa, rice, or noodles, garnish with sesame seeds, and serve.

Nutritional Information

Per Serving: Calories: 92 | Carbs: 6 g | Fat: 4 g | Protein: 8 g | Sodium: 251 mg | Sugar: 4 g Note: The information shown is based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.


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