Wednesday, November 14, 2007

Thai style Hot and Spicy Fried Bean Curd

Its being a quite a while since the last time I cook tofu as a dish for dinner other than placing it into soup. So flip thru one recipe book and did this quick and simple dish for last Saturday's dinner...

2 tube egg bean curd, cut into 2 cm thick slices
100g mince meat
oil for deep frying

Ingredients A:
½ onion, peeled and chopped
1 piece kafir lime leaf, shredded
1 stalk lemongrass, slice and ground finely
1 tsp chopped chilli padi

Seasoning A:
1 tsp light soy sauce
dash of pepper
1 tbsp corn flour

Seasoning B:
3 tbsp fish sauce
2 tbsp lime juice
1 tbsp sugar
150ml water


1. Marinate mince meat with seasoning A for about ½ hour.
2. Heat up oil for deep frying, deep fry beancurd until golden brown. Dish and drain. Set aside.
3. Heat up 2 tbsp oil, sauté all ingredients A until fragrant. Add in minced meat and stir well. Add in seasoning and bring to boil. Add in the fried beancurd, stir for a minute, remove on plate and serve warm.

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