Satay Skewers for Vegans & Carnivores

30 minutes


12 skewers

Want to be sure you’re offering something for everyone at your next BBQ? This Vegan-Friendly yet Meat Eater-Satisfying recipe provides options for the whole crowd. An easy marinade lends incredible flavor to both tofu and chicken skewers … and we promise the so-simple, so-addictive peanut sauce will be a hit with both crowds.

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1/4 cup soy sauce
1/4 cup sesame oil
1 tablespoon seasoned rice vinegar
1 teaspoon sambal oelek or hot sauce
1 lb chicken tenderloins cut horizontally into 1” cubes
14 oz extra firm tofu cut into 1” cubes & patted dry
2 red bell peppers cut into 1” chunks
36 cremini mushrooms stems discarded
1 large bunch scallions cut into 1 “ segments
12 skewers
chopped cilantro and lime wedges for garnish
Peanut Satay Sauce
3/4 cup coconut milk
1/2 cup peanut butter
2 tablespoons soy sauce
1 1/2 tablespoons lime juice
1 tablespoon brown sugar
2 teaspoons curry powder
2 teaspoons minced garlic
1 teaspoon minced ginger
sambal oelek or hot sauce to taste
Nutritional Information
205kcal Calories
8g Carbohydrates
13g Protein
14g Fat
4g Saturated Fat
24mg Cholesterol
548mg Sodium
578mg Potassium
1g Fiber
4g Sugar
650IU Vitamin A
27.3mg Vitamin C
26mg Calcium
1.4mg Iron


To Make Skewers
Whisk together soy sauce, sesame oil, rice vinegar, and sambal oelek. Drizzle over chicken cubes and tofu cubes (in separate bowls). Let marinate for 30 minutes or up to 4 hours in the refrigerator.
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Assemble skewers making half tofu and veggies and the 2nd half chicken and veggies. Coat a grill or grill pan with cooking spray over medium high heat.
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Cook skewers for about 10 minutes turning frequently until chicken is cooked through and tofu is crispy.
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Garnish with cilantro and lime wedges and serve with a small bowl of Peanut Satay Sauce on the side.
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To Make Peanut Sauce
Whisk together all ingredients. Sauce may be made up to 2 days before and kept refrigerated. Just lightly warm in the microwave and re-whisk before serving.
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