Thai Green Curry
|1 Jar of Bay’s Kitchen Thai Green Curry Stir-in Sauce|
|280 g Block of extra firm tofu (be sure to buy extra firm to avoid it breaking apart when cooking)|
|140 g Green beans|
|1 Small courgette (approx 130g)|
|1 Tbsp Rapeseed or olive oil|
|1 Tbsp Mix of ground cumin and coriander|
|1 Small bunch of coriander, stems and leaves|
|Salt and pepper|
|120 g basmati rice (dry weight)|
This recipe is perfect for a weeknight dinner. It uses the Thai Green Curry stir-in sauce from Bay's Kitchen to make things quick and easy. Tofu is our protein of choice to keep things vegan, but if that's not your jam then you can simply switch it for another protein such as chicken or fish without affecting the FODMAP rating of the recipe.
This recipe has been created and approved as Low FODMAP by Registered Dietician Laura Tilt @nutritilty, on behalf of Bay’s Kitchen. Copyright Bay’s Kitchen, reproduced with permission.
Preheat the oven to 190°C / 170°C fan.
Open the tofu and drain away any liquid. Place the block between two plates and stick something heavy on top (like a recipe book!) to squeeze out any excess liquid.
Bring a pan of water to the boil and cook your rice according to pack instructions.
Prepare your vegetables – cut the courgette in half lengthwise and then slice into semi circles – keep them fairly thin so they cook quickly. Top and tail the green beans and cut into bite sized pieces. Separate the coriander stems from the leaves and chop the stems finely.
Put the green beans and courgette into a large bowl. Boil a kettle and pour over the vegetables until they are covered with water. Leave for 4-5 minutes – you want to blanch them so they keep their colour and crunch. Once you’re happy with their texture, drain and refresh with cold water and then set to one side.
Meanwhile drain the tofu, pat dry and cut into cubes. Place the cumin and coriander together with a pinch of salt and pepper in a bowl. Add the tofu to the bowl and toss until the tofu cubes are coated in the spices.
Heat half the oil in a non-stick pan and fry the tofu for 3-4 minutes until it starts to look golden, then tip onto an overproof plate and place in the oven to crisp up.
Heat the remaining oil in the same pan and fry off the coriander stems until fragrant – 1-2 minutes. Add the jar of Bay’s Kitchen Thai Curry Stir-in Sauce to the pan, then quarter fill the jar with water and swirl around to loosen the remainder of the sauce and add that to the pan too. Bring to a simmer and cook for 2 minutes, then tip in the vegetables and stir to heat through for another minute.
Finally, remove the tofu from the oven and tip into the pan together with the juice of half the lime. Shake the pan to coat the tofu with the sauce.
To serve, drain the rice and divide evenly between the bowls. Top with the curry. Dress with chopped coriander leaves and segments of the remaining lime.