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Tofu Recipes from the Thai Kitchen!

Tofu Recipes

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Who said tofu has to be boring? These tofu recipes from the Thai kitchen are taste-bud tantalizing. Great for vegetarians and vegans, find recipes for everything from fried tofu to tofu soup, noodles and appetizers with tofu, and great main course dishes. As a bonus, many of these recipes are also gluten-free. ENJOY!

1. Gluten-free Crunchy Fried Tofu! (+ How to Cook with Tofu)

Crunchy Fried Tofu with Thai Sweet Chili Sauce
D.Schmidt
Learn how to make crunchy fried tofu (gluten free), which can be eaten on its own or used as an addition to many of the other recipes in this tofu collection. Plus, get lots of great tips on how to buy, press, and cook with tofu. ENJOY!

2. Thai Tofu Noodle Soup with Lemongrass (vegan/gluten-free)

Thai Tofu Noodle Soup with Lemongrass
D.Schmidt
This comforting Thai tofu soup recipe is a great natural remedy if you're suffering from a cold or flu bug - or simply want to warm up on a cold day. It's also a good way to get your greens, with broccoli, Chinese cabbage, carrots, and fresh basil added to a mound of thin gluten-free rice noodles. Combined with vegetable broth, lemongrass, and coconut milk, this quick and easy tofu soup is a cup of warm comfort on a cool fall or winter day. ENJOY!

3. Pumpkin Coconut Soup with Tofu (Vegan/gluten-free)

Thai Pumpkin Soup
Copyright Darlene A. Schmidt, 11/23/09
In Thailand, pumpkin and coconut milk are commonly paired up to make a variety of soups, curries, and even sweet dishes. Here they are combined with a lightly curried soup that makes for a wonderful vegetarian/vegan entree - similar to those served at your favorite Thai or Vietnamese restaurant. Enjoy!

4. Vegetarian Tom Yum Soup (Gluten-free)

Tom Yum Soup with Tofu
D.Schmidt
Tom Yum Thai Spicy Soup Recipe with a vegetarian twist. Tom Yum Soup is currently under study for its ability to boost the immune system and help fight off cold and flu viruses. This vegetarian version is easy to make, and just as healthy (if not more so!) than the original recipe. Make this easy soup today as an appetizer, for lunch, or as a nutritionally complete dinner. You'll love how it warms you up from the inside!

5. Green Mango Salad with Fried Tofu

Green Mango Salad with Fried Tofu
D.Schmidt
This Green Mango Salad recipe will blow you away with its tastebud-awakening flavors and mix of textures. And as a bonus, it's very healthy, plus low in calories and fat. Enjoy it as a complete meal by adding some fried tofu. Any way you toss it, this green mango salad is incredibly healthy, and will be sure to win rave reviews from all your culinary fans! (For gluten-free diets, follow the link to make your own gluten-free fried tofu).

6. Vegetarian Thai Green Curry with Tofu (Gluten-free)

Enjoying Vegetarian Thai Green Curry

An authentic Thai Green Curry Recipe for the vegetarian palate made with tofu instead of meat. Easy and delicious, not to mention healthy!

7. Crunchy Thai Vegetarian Spring Rolls (with Tofu)

Thai Spring Rolls
D.Schmidt
This vegetarian Thai spring roll recipe made with tofu is brimming with vegetables and lots of flavor! They make a great appetizer or party food. And they're surprisingly easy to make. Get some help from your children or guests with the rolling, and you'll be enjoying these spring rolls in no time.

8. Thai Tofu Coconut Curry (Gluten-free)

Thai Tofu Coconut Curry
D.Schmidt

This Thai Tofu Coconut Curry recipe makes a delicious vegetarian or vegan meal, plus it's easy to put together. Made with tofu and lots of fresh vegetables, this dish is also gluten-free - great for anyone who wants to eat something healthy and nutritious without sacrificing taste. Best of all, the recipe can be whipped up in less than 30 minutes, so it's great for weekeday as well as weekend meals. ENJOY!

9. Crisp & Fresh Thai Lettuce Wraps

Thai Lettuce Wraps
D.Schmidt

This Thai recipe for lettuce wraps is quick and easy to make. It's also a fun dish to eat, either as an appetizer or as part of a main course. Serve the filling on a platter with whole iceberg lettuce leaves on the side, and let your friends and family wrap their own. They'll love the combination of crisp, cold lettuce with the warm, flavorful filling. And it's a low-calorie, low-fat treat that's also very nutritious. Lettuce wraps make a great party food!

10. Corn Fritters with Tofu (Gluten-free)

Corn Fritters with Tofu (Vegetarian & Gluten-free)
D.Schmidt

This scrumptious recipe for corn fritters is a real treat, and it's also vegetarian plus gluten free! - made with corn, tofu, and a variety of vegetables. The corn fritter batter takes only minutes to stir together, then just drop spoonfuls into hot oil and fry for a few minutes. An easy treat that is terrific as an appetizer, snack, or finger food for a party. For a dip, I like them with Thai Sweet Chili Sauce, which now seems to be available in most grocery stores - look for it in the Asian section. Enjoy!

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