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20 minutes
Dairy Free
Gluten Free

Thai Yellow Curry with Tofu

over Coconut-Lime Quinoa

Cooking time

20 minutes

Servings

2/4

Calories

530 /serving

Love Thai curry but not so keen on heat? Why not opt for this savoury dish? It incorporates mild yellow curry paste along with scallions, garlic and ginger to create a sauce that is brimming with flavour. Multicoloured quinoa is cooked with a splash of coconut milk and lime until bright and fluffy, making the perfect bed for our pan seared tofu and fresh zucchini and green beans. No burning taste buds required to enjoy!

We will send you:

  • 1 Garlic clove
  • 1 Scallion
  • 1 Zucchini
  • 170g Green beans
  • 20g Ginger
  • 1 Bunch of Thai basil
  • 95g Red & white quinoa
  • 225g Tofu
  • 165ml Coconut milk
  • 36g Mild yellow curry paste
  • 1 Lime

  • You will need:

    Medium pot
    Large high-sided pan
    Zester
    Peeler
    Oil
    Salt & pepper
    Total Fat
    32 g
    Saturated Fat
    17 g
    Sodium
    1030 mg
    Total Carbs
    52 g
    Sugars
    6 g
    Protein
    21 g
    Fibres
    12 g
    Preparation
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    Cook the quinoa
    Zest and juice the lime. In a medium pot, combine the quinoa (rinse before adding), ½ the lime juice and zest (or as much as you’d like), 2 tbsp of coconut milk (shake before opening), 1 cup of water (double for 4 portions of both) and a pinch of salt; bring to a boil. Reduce the heat, cover and let simmer, 14 to 16 minutes, until the quinoa is tender. Fluff with a fork and set aside in a warm spot.
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    Mise en place
    While the quinoa cooks, cut off and discard the stem ends of the green beans; halve the green beans crosswise. Cut the zucchini into ¼ -inch-thick rounds. Cut off and discard the root end of the scallion; thinly slice, separating the white bottoms and green tops. Peel and mince the ginger. Mince the garlic. Pick the Thai basil leaves off the stems.
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    Cook the tofu
    In a large, high-sided pan, heat a drizzle of oil on medium-high. Cut the tofu into ¼-inch-thick slices and halve diagonally. Pat dry with paper towel; season with S&P. Add the tofu to the pan and cook, 2 to 3 minutes per side, until golden and heated through. Set aside in a warm spot. Reserve the pan.
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    Start the curry
    In the same pan, heat a drizzle of oil on medium-high. Add as much of the curry paste as you'd like (use half for mild), white bottoms of the scallions, garlic, ginger and as much of the remaining lime zest as you’d like. Cook, stirring frequently, 1 to 2 minutes, until the curry paste is toasted and the aromatics are fragrant. Add the remaining coconut milk and 1 cup of water (double for 4 portions). Simmer, stirring occasionally, 3 to 4 minutes, until beginning to thicken; season with S&P.
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    Cook the vegetables
    To the pan of curry, add the zucchini, green beans and ½ the Thai basil; season with S&P to taste. Cook, stirring occasionally, 3 to 4 minutes, until the vegetables have softened.
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    Plate your dish
    To the pot of coconut-lime quinoa, add the green tops of the scallions; stir to combine and season with S&P to taste. To finish the curry, add the tofu and as much of the remaining lime juice as you’d like. Stir to combine; season with S&P to taste. Divide the tofu curry between your plates and top with the remaining Thai basil leaves. Serve the coconut-lime quinoa on the side. Bon appétit!