Bean Curd And Coconut Soup Recipe

Overview

A simple soup highlighting the flavors of coconut, lemongrass and more...

Step 1

Chop lemongrass, and bruise it with the flat of a cleaver. Add Laos powder and lemongrass to coconut milk, and slowly bring to a boil while stirring gently. Simmer for 10 minutes. Strain off lemongrass.

Step 2

Add tofu, stirring into stock.

Step 3

Remove 2 cups of stock. Dissolve miso in it, and return to pot. Simmer for 5 minutes.

Step 4

Add tofu, stirring into stock.

Step 5

Remove 2 cups of stock. Dissolve miso in it, and return to pot. Simmer for 5 minutes.

Step 6

Add remaining ingredients, and serve garnished with coriander. This is delicious with a bowl of Thai jasmine rice.

Things You'll Need

  • 2ea Whole stalks lemongrass
  • 2ts Laos powder
  • 1cn Coconut milk
  • 1lb Firm tofu, diced
  • 1/2c White miso
  • 1ea Chili, seeded & sliced into thin rounds
  • 1ea Lime, juiced
  • 2tb Fresh basil and/or mint (finely chopped)
  • 1tb Nam pla (optional) - Thai fish sauce
  • Fresh coriander (as garnish)

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