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Tamarind Tofu Skewers


40 mins

Preparation time

10 Mins

Cooking time

10 Skewers


Tamarind is known for it’s bold, tangy, sour and sweet flavour, which makes it great for making delicious marinades for tofu, chicken & fish! These skewers make a great appetiser, party finger food or for your next BBQ!


  • 1 Tbsp Heaped Thai Taste Tamarind Paste
  • 60g Thai Taste Palm Sugar
  • 1 tbsp Soy Sauce
  • 1/2 tsp Dried chilli flakes
  • 1 tsp Thai Taste minced Galangal
  • Salt & Pepper for seasoning.
  • 280g Extra firm Tofu - cubed into bite-sized chunks
  • pre-soaked bamboo skewers.

Steps for cooking

  • 1.In a large mixing bowl combine the tamarind paste, palm sugar, soy sauce, chilli flakes, galangal, salt and pepper and mix.
  • 2. Add in the cubed tofu and stir to coat the tofu evenly. Leave to marinade for at least 30 minutes.
  • 3. Thread the tofu onto your bamboo skewers.
  • 4. Place the skewers on a hot BBQ grill or on a hot griddle pan. The natural sugar in the tamarind and palm sugar will char and caramelise giving the skewers a smokey flavour. Serve immediately!




Gluten Free:





Chef’s Tips

You can use chicken, fish, pork or seitan or freshly chopped vegetables to create as many delicious tamarind skewers as you wish!

Did you know?

Thailand loves its King, and shows great respect for the monarchy. The well-known Hollywood movie “The King and I” was never shown in Thai theatre’s because it was considered to be derogatory to the King.

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