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Money Bags Filled with Fried Tofu in Red Curry Sauce

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4 Servings


About the Recipe


  • 50g firm tofu, cut into small cubes

  • 5 Thai shallots, finely sliced

  • 1 thumb sized piece of ginger, peeled and finely julienned

  • 1 tbsp of Thai red curry paste

  • 165ml coconut milk

  • 50g wood ear mushrooms, finely shredded

  • 3 coriander stalks, finely sliced

  • Handful of fresh coriander, finely chopped

  • Zest and juice of 1/2 lime

  • 2 tsp palm sugar, grated

  • 4 tbsp crispy fried onions

  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil

  • For the money bags

  • ½ packet of large spring spring roll pastry 21.5cm x 21.5cm

  • Chives to tie the parcels


Step 1

Heat the oil in a frying pan.

Step 2

2. Brown the tofu first until crispy and take out and place in a bowl.

Step 3

In the remaining oil, fry shallots and ginger until slightly crispy.

Step 4

Add the red curry paste.

Step 5

Mix in coconut milk and simmer for 5 minutes.

Step 6

Add the wood ear mushrooms and coriander stalks.

Step 7

In the tofu bowl, add the chopped coriander and the crispy fried onion.

Step 8

8. Stir the sauce into the bowl of tofu, coriander and crispy fried onions.

Step 9

Squeeze over the juice of half a lime and the lime zest.

Step 10

To make the money bags, place the tofu mixture in the middle of the sheet, scrunch up and create a money bag and tie with a chive stalk.

Step 11

Place on a baking try and cook in oven 180°C for 10 minutes until golden brown and crispy.


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