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Vegan Thai Style Fried Rice

Date Added: Feb 19, 2010 Thai Side dishes
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Prep Time

15 mins

Cook Time

5 mins

Ready In

20 mins

Serving

4

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Description

A riff on traditional fried rice that contains no animal products. Absolutely delicious!!!


Ingredients

  • 1/4  Cup(s) Peas, frozen or fresh (blanched if fresh peas)
  • 1
  • 3  Table Spoon(s) Neutral Oil, grapeseed or corn
  • 2
  • 1/4  Cup(s) Carrots, julienne
  • 3
  • 1  Each Baked Tofu Brick, cubed
  • 4
  • 1  Table Spoon(s) Garlic, chopped
  • 5
  • 1  Table Spoon(s) Ginger, minced
  • 6
  • 1 1/2  Cup(s) Rice, cooked (jasmine would be perfect)
  • 7
  • 2  Table Spoon(s) Tamari or Soy Sauce
  • 8
  • 1  Table Spoon(s) Red Curry Paste
  • 9
  • 1  To Taste Salt & Pepper
  • 10
  • 1/4  Cup(s) Cilantro or Scallions, chopped
  • 11
  • 3 ½  Table Spoon(s) Peanuts, chopped (garnish)
  • 12

Directions

    1. Heat the oil in skillet (or wok) over high heat and add ginger and garlic, cook until aroma hits your nose
    2. Add tofu and saute until nicely browned, about 5 minutes
    3. Take off heat, add the red curry paste and cook out
    4. Deglaze with soy sauce and bring to a simmer
    5. Add the rice a bit at a time breaking up any clumps with your fingers and tossing it with the sauce in the pan
    6. Add the peas and carrots to the pan, turn off heat and add in cilantro (or scallion)
    7. Season with salt and pepper if desired. Serve on a plate and top with peanuts

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