Thai Curry Tofu

Thai Curry Tofu Recipe

By Noble Veggies

🔪Prep Time: 10 mins


½ package rice vermicelli

1 tablespoon of coconut oil

1 onion chopped

Pinch of salt more to taste

1 tablespoon fresh ginger finely chopped

2 cloves garlic squeezed or minced

1 red bell pepper cut into thin strips 2 inches long

1 ½ cups broccoli florets

2 tablespoons Thai red curry paste *

1 can (14 ounce) full fat coconut milk

½ cup of water

1 teaspoon maple syrup

1 tablespoon tamari

2 teaspoons rice vinegar

Crispy Tofu

14 ounce extra firm tofu

¼ cup tamari sauce

1 tsp garlic powder

3 tbsp nutritional yeast you can also use breadcrumbs


Fresh coriander

sliced lime

Spring onion


1Place the vermicelli in a large bowl. Add boiling water to the vermicelli and leave for 30 minutes to 1 hour

2Heat a wok or large, deep-sided skillet over medium heat. When hot, add the oil. Add the onion and a pinch of salt and cook, stirring often, until the onion is softened and becomes translucent, about 5 minutes.

3Add the ginger and garlic and cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds, stirring constantly.

4Add the peppers and the broccoli florets. Cook until peppers are tender, 3 to 5 minutes more, stirring occasionally.

5Then add the curry paste and cook, stirring often, for 2 minutes.

6Add the coconut milk, water, maple syrup and stir to combine. Bring the mixture to a boil over medium heat. Reduce heat and cook for 8-10 minutes, stirring occasionally.

7Remove the wok from the heat and season with tamari and rice vinegar. Add salt to taste.

8First preheat the oven to 425F. Drain the liquid from the tofu and "squeeze" the extra liquid by wrapping it in a clean tea towel or using a tofu press. Try to dry it as much as possible!

9Cut the tofu into equal cubes.

10Add the cubed tofu to a large bowl and toss gently with the Tamari, until evenly coated. Add the garlic powder and nutritional yeast, then mix gently until coated.

11Transfer the cubes to a baking sheet covered with a silicone mat, leaving a space between the cubes. Bake on the top rack of the oven for 20 minutes, then gently flip the cubes. Bake for another 20 to 30 minutes.

12Divide the vermicelli, curry and crispy tofu between bowls and garnish with chopped cilantro and lime slices.

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