How to Cook Spicy Pan Fried Thai Style Tofu

This is a hot and spicy tofu dish using fragrant kafir lime leave, lemongrass, lime juice & fish sauce. This Thai spin on classic hot and spicy tofu is exquisitely Thai in taste, flavour and texture.

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How to Cook Spicy Pan Fried Thai Style Tofu Recipe
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To cook this dish, first cut the tofu into cubes.

To cook this dish, first cut the tofu into cubes.

2
Deep fry tofu until golden brown.

Deep fry tofu until golden brown.

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3
Drain the fried tofu and set aside,

Drain the fried tofu and set aside,

4
Chop bird's eye chilies, shallots and lemongrass. Shred kafir lime leaves.

Chop bird's eye chilies, shallots and lemongrass. Shred kafir lime leaves.

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Prepare seasonings: fish sauce, water, sugar and lime juice.

Prepare seasonings: fish sauce, water, sugar and lime juice.

6
Mince chicken fillets .

Mince chicken fillets .

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Heat up oil  in pan and add the minced shallots.

Heat up oil in pan and add the minced shallots.

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Sauté chopped shallots till aromatic and turn golden brown in colour.

Sauté chopped shallots till aromatic and turn golden brown in colour.

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Add the shredded kafir lime leaves, chopped lemongrass and bird's eye chilies. Fry till fragrant.

Add the shredded kafir lime leaves, chopped lemongrass and bird's eye chilies. Fry till fragrant.

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Add the minced chicken. Fry till almost cooked and mixed well.

Add the minced chicken. Fry till almost cooked and mixed well.

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Pour in the seasonings and bring to a boil.

Pour in the seasonings and bring to a boil.

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Add the fried tofu into the boiling sauce. Mix to make sure the sauce is well absorbed into the fried tofu.

Add the fried tofu into the boiling sauce. Mix to make sure the sauce is well absorbed into the fried tofu.

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Dish up, garnish and serve immediately. And you're done!

Dish up, garnish and serve immediately. And you're done!

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Altogether this is perfect - the sauce is just amazing, the spice level is just right, not overpowering at all. SO ENJOY!

Altogether this is perfect - the sauce is just amazing, the spice level is just right, not overpowering at all. SO ENJOY!

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