Grilled Tofu in Spicy Plum Barbecue Sauce
The Grilled Tofu and Spicy Plum Barbeque Sauce is a healthy and delicious appetizer that you can serve for your parties. The plum sauce is a versatile sauce, that you can use as a dip, in curries or even as a sauce for Barbeques.
The Grilled Tofu and Spicy Plum Barbeque Sauce is a healthy and delicious appetizer that you can serve for your parties. The plum sauce is a versatile sauce, that you can use as a dip, in curries or even as a sauce for Barbeques. Tofu is also a very versatile cheese that absorbs the blends of the various spices from the plum sauce, making it a delicious appetizer for parties. Grilled Tofu in Spicy Plum Barbecue Sauce can be served with another appetizer like Grilled Stuffed Mushrooms Recipe With Onion Parmesan & Herbs for your next party at home.
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Ingredients for the Plum Sauce
- 3 lb Plums , pitted and chopped
- 3 cloves Garlic , finely chopped
- 1 inch Ginger , grated
- 2 Dry Red Chillies , finely chopped
- 1 cup Apple cider vinegar , or red wine vinegar
- 1/2 cup Brown Sugar (Demerara Sugar)
- 2 tablespoons Soy sauce
- 1 teaspoon Whole Black Peppercorns
- 1 inch Cinnamon Stick (Dalchini)
- 1 teaspoon Fennel seeds (Saunf)
- 3 Cloves (Laung)
- 1 teaspoon Salt Ingredients for Tofu
- 250 grams Tofu , cut into 1 inch cubes
- Whole Wheat Bread crumbs , Bread crumbs
- Sunflower Oil , as needed
- Salt , to taste
- Dried oregano , to taste
How to make Grilled Tofu in Spicy Plum Barbecue SauceMethod for Spicy Plum Sauce
Powder the spices - cinnamon, pepper corns, fennel and cloves in a spice gringer and keep aside.
Place the pitted plums, onion, garlic, ginger, chillies and brown sugar along with 1 cup of water in a heavy bottomed pan over medium heat and allow it to start boiling. Once it begins to boil, turn the heat to low and simmer the to cook the plums on low heat.
After about 5 minutes of simmering, add in the vinegar, powdered spices, and soy sauce and continue to simmer until plums are cooked and the mixture looks soft and mushy. This takes about 30 minutes.
Once the spicy plum sauce looks pulpy and saucy; check the salt, sugar and spice levels adjust to suit your taste. The taste, will have a mixture of spice, salt, sourness and sweetness all in one.
Turn off the heat and allow the plum sauce to cool. You can now bottle the plum sauce and use it as and when required in curries, as a dip or as a sauce for grilled vegetables and tofu.
Combine 1/2 cup of bread crumb, herb and salt in a large bowl. Toss the Tofu in the crumbs.
Preheat a stove top grill and grill the tofu until brown and lightly crisp on both sides. You can optionally drizzle some sesame oil while grilling the tofu.
To serve, place the Grilled Tofu in a serving platter, drizzle the plum sauce and serve as an appetizer for parties. Grilled Tofu in Spicy Plum Barbecue Sauce can be served with another appetizer like Grilled Stuffed Mushrooms Recipe With Onion Parmesan & Herbs.