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Indonesian Tofu Satay

  • PREP TIME: 15 minutes
  • COOK TIME: 20 minutes
  • LEVEL: Easy
Indonesian Tofu Satay

A vegetarian tofu satay seasoned with soy sauce, peanut butter, and lemon juice.
carbs 8g


  • 16 oz extra-firm tofu
  • 2 tbsp fresh ginger root, chopped
  • 3 medium garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1/4 cup low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tsp chopped serrano peppers (stems, seeds, and membrane removed)
  • 2 tsp cayenne powder
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 3 tbsp fresh chopped green onion


  1. Soak wooden skewers in water 20 minutes.
  2. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  3. Press tofu to remove excess moisture.
  4. Cut into 3/4" cubes and arrange on 6 skewers. Place in single layer in baking dish.
  5. In blender, process soy sauce, peanut butter, brown sugar, lemon juice, ginger, serrano pepper, garlic, cayenne powder, and sesame oil until smooth.
  6. Pour mixture over tofu kabobs and refrigerate, covered, for 1 hour.
  7. Remove from refrigerator and drain marinade.
  8. Bake 20 minutes.
  9. Sprinkle with green onions. Serve.

Nutrition Information

Per serving—174 calories; 8g carbohydrates; 1g fiber; 2g saturated fat; 11g protein; 646mg sodium

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