Easy BBQ Tofu & Limey Rice

2 Portions
20 min

If you are a busy bee rushing from one Zoom meeting to the other or juggling multiple tasks at the same time, trying to balance work life and social life AND lead a healthy lifestyle, then let reassured because this Easy BBQ Tofu with Limey Rice comes to rescue!

You might be thinking - this recipe is so easy, anyone can do it - YES, it absolutely is, yet I decided to share it with you as a reminder that your body needs fuel and nutritious food, and you don't need to use fancy ingredients (if you don't want to) to make your meal wholesome.

This BBQ steak tofu goes so well with fresh and limey rice and cucumber - ideal meal for anyone who has 20 minutes to spare and enjoy yummy food.


You can either purchase a good quality BBQ sauce or make your own if you can. Also, you can substitute fresh cucumber for pickled cucumber - and the meal should taste equally well.

Recipe details

  • 2  Portions
  • Prep time: 5 Minutes Cook time: 15 Minutes Total time: 20 min
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Ingredients


  • 200g (7 oz) firm tofu
  • 140g (5 oz) basmati rice
  • 1 whole cucumber
  • 4 tbsp BBQ sauce
  • 1/2 lime
  • pinch of salt

Instructions


Cook rice by following the instructions on the packaging.
Slice tofu into 1cm thick pieces and marinate in BBQ sauce.
Heat up some olive oil and fry tofu slices for 3-4 minutes on each side - keep an eye on the tofu so that you won't burn it.
In the meantime, slice the cucumber thinly.
Once the rice is done, squeeze in half a lime and mix to combine.
Serve BBQ tofu on limey rice with cucumber slices on a side.

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