Cooking Cabinet

Three easy Thai recipes

1. Fried Tofu with Peanut Dipping Sauce

 

Ingredients: Tofu and Oil

  • Tofu has to be firm and fresh. Press out the water with a towel.
  • Cut the tofu into large pieces.
  • Heat the pan, add oil, deep fry the tofu until golden brown, and serve it hot with peanut dipping sauce in a plate.

 

Peanut Dipping Sauce

  • 2 tablespoons toasted and crushed peanuts
  • 1 teaspoon ground fresh chili paste
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons vinegar
  • Salt
  • Chopped or sliced cilantro

 

In a large bowl add sugar, vinegar, ground fresh chili paste, salt, and vinegar.

Heat it for a minute in the microwave until the sugar is dissolved and stir the sauce so that all the ingredients mix well.

Add the toasted crushed peanut and cilantro as a garnish.

 

2. Grilled Chicken - Gai Yaang

  • Chicken
  • Cilantro roots - 1 or 2
  • Garlic - 6 to 7 cloves
  • Lemongrass - 1 stalk
  • ½ tablespoon peppercorns
  • Salt - 1 tablespoon

 

Slice or chop the lemongrass into pieces

Grind the pepper finely in the pepper mill

Grind the lemongrass, garlic, ground pepper, cilantro and salt in the food processor.

Place the chicken and ground ingredients in a big bowl allow it to marinate overnight or leave it in the refrigerator for an hour.

Grill the chicken for an hour on medium low heat or grill the chicken on wood charcoal, which is the authentic way of preparing Thai grilled chicken.

 

3. Crunchy Squash Blossoms Recipe

  • Squash Blossoms  - 10 pieces
  • ⅓ cup all purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder

 

Wash squash blossoms and drain the excess water.

In a large bowl, mix the all purpose flour and baking soda.

Dip the blossoms gently in the mixture one by one.

Heat the pan with oil and fry the blossoms over medium heat until golden brown.

Serve hot arranged on a plate.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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