Recipe: Grilled tofu

Alpa Momaya

June 24, 2022

Grilled tofu

"An amazing protein source for a plant-based diet is tofu. Despite having a low calorie count, it is a fantastic source of calcium and iron. Additionally, it contains a lot of isoflavones, which have been associated with lower incidences of cancer and heart disease.
A portion of grilled tofu can be choice if you are looking for something lift, yet flavourful. This recipe of tofu that has been charred to perfection, and then coated with a sweet and flavorful marinade. So, try this if you love your tofu."
Prep Time 25 minutes
Course Side Dish
Servings 1 bowl
Calories 94.7 kcal


  • 1 cup Tofu, cubed
  • 1/4 cup Lemon Juice
  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil
  • Coriander Leaves
  • 2 cloves Garlic, minced
  • 1/4 tsp Cayenne Pepper
  • 2 tsp Chilli Powder
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Pepper Powder


  • To make a marinade, combine 1/4 cup lemon juice, 1 tablespoon olive oil, 2 chopped garlic cloves, 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper, 2 teaspoons chilli powder, 1 teaspoon salt, and 1 teaspoon pepper powder.
  • Toss the tofu into the marinade
  • Cover and chill for 15 to 60 minutes.
  • Grill the tofu for 10 to 15 minutes into the grilling pan or, turning it occasionally, on a griddle that has been lightly greased.
Keyword grill, tofu

About the Author

As the holder of a Post Graduate Diploma in Dietetics from the University of Mumbai, Alpa Momaya has always understood the value of good nutrition in an individual's life. She is a Registered Nutritional Practitioner (Canada) with over 15 years of experience in the field. Specializing in Clinical Nutrition, Pre & Post Natal Diets, and Weight Management, Alpa found her calling as a Sr. Nutritionist with HealthifyMe. Alpa's love for cooking and good nutrition has seen her contribute several recipes to the HealthifyMe database over the years. Additionally, she takes a keen interest in reading and painting.

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