Now you can fire up the ol’ grill and throw some tofu dogs or veggie burgers on there. But if you want something different, something that brings a little bit of paradise to your backyard, you’ll want to give these kabobs a try. They’re delicious, pretty healthy, and they’re on a stick. What could be better? Here is a fairly traditional mix of peppers and onions, but there's some pineapple and a sweet glaze to bring in a bit of that island feel.

Hawaiian Seitan Skewers [Vegan]

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Ingredients

For the Glaze:

  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup pineapple juice
  • 1 teaspoon rice wine vinegar
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon freshly grated ginger
  • 1 teaspoon agave
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 pinch salt

For the Kabob:

  • 3 cups chicken-flavored seitan, cubed
  • 4 large peppers (2 green, 2 red), cut into 1-inch squares
  • 1 large red onion, cut into 1-inch squares
  • 2 cups grape tomatoes, halved
  • 2 cups pineapple, cubed
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Preparation

  1. Mix glaze ingredients in small mixing bowl.
  2. Place seitan, vegetables, pineapple onto skewers until only about 2 inches are showing at top and bottom.
  3. Brush glaze onto skewer ingredients, coating completely.
  4. Cook skewers on grill for about 3 minutes on each side, or until the ingredients begin to brown.
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