Tofu is marinated in a Mexican spiced cilantro and lime marinade and then grilled on your outdoor barbecue. double the recipe, and add veggies and bamboo skewers to make tofu kabobs, or, cut the tofu into thick slabs and place them right on the grill.


  • 1 block firm or extra-firm tofu, well-pressed
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tbsp fresh chopped cilantro
  • 2 tsp chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • bamboo skewers (optional)


Slice the tofu into 4 thick slabs. Or, chop into cubes and place on bamboo skewers.Whisk together remaining ingredients and add tofu, coating well. Allow to marinate in the refrigerator for at least two hours, and up to overnight.

Place tofu on grill or bamboo skewers, and cook until lightly browned on all sides, basting occasionally with extra marinade.