Deep-Fried Tofu With Peanut Sauce Recipe
1 lb tofu, pressed
2 each garlic cloves, chopped
1 each cilantro root, chopped
3 each dried red chilies, soaked & - chopp, ed, seeded
1/2 tsp salt
3/4 cup rice vinegar
1/4 cup sugar
1/2 cup peanuts, finely chopped
2 cup peanut -=or=- vegetable oil
2 tsp cilantro leaves, chopped
2 tsp red pepper flakes
Cut the tofu into cubes 1" X 1" X 1 1/2". Set aside.
Make a paste of the garlic, cilantro root, chili peppers & salt. Add
the vinegar & mix.
Dissolve the sugar in 1/4 c hot water & add it to the paste along
with the peanuts. Sprinkle with cilantro leaves & red pepper flakes.
Put the oil in a wok & heat until hot. Deep-fry the tofu for 5
minutes until it becomes light brown. Drain on paper towels.
Place tofu on a serving plate with the peanut sauce next to it. Use
the sauce as a dip. Serve either hot or at room temperature.
NOTE: Apparently you can buy tofu already deep-fried. If using this
product, then only deep-fry it again for
Puangkram C. Schmitz & Michael J. Worman, "Practical Thai Cooking"
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