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Laotian Tofu Lettuce Wrap

30 min. | 431 kcal | easy |
Vegetarian
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1. Setup Warning, spicy pepper! If you have sensitive skin, use gloves to handle the ingredient. Remove the seeds for less heat. Remove the outer layers of the lemongrass and finely chop the inner layers. Chop the garlic and the chili pepper. Separate the cilantro and mint leaves from the stems. Separate the boston lettuce leaves. Slice the cucumber and the shallot. Cut the limes in half.
2. Make the toasted rice powder In a skillet over high heat, toast the rice until golden brown. Stirring constantly for 4-5 minutes. Place in a plastic bag or in a mortar and reduce it to a powder.
3. Make the sauce In a bowl, combine the garlic, the lime juice, the brown sugar and the soy sauce.
4. Cook te tofu In a pan over medium-high heat, add a drizzle of olive oil. Add half of the shallots and the lemongrass. Crumble the tofu into small pieces and cook for 1-2 minutes. Add the sauce and cook for another 1-2 minutes.
5. Plate your dish Serve the tofu mixture in the lettuce leaves. Garnish with the cucumbers, the mint and the cilantro leaves, the rest of the shallots, the toasted rice powder and the chili peppers, to taste (caution! spicy). Otherwise, leave everything on the table and let everyone serve themselves. Bon appétit!
1 unit Boston Lettuce
300 g Tofu
1 unit Stalk of Lemongrass
1 unit Shallot
1 unit Fresh Chili Pepper
2 unit Garlic Clove(s)
1 unit Fresh Mint and Cilantro
2 unit Lime
30 ml Brown Sugar
30 ml Soy Sauce
30 ml Calrose Rice
1 unit English Cucumber(s)
What you need Pan, bowls.
431 kcal
Amount
% daily value
Amount
% daily value
carbohydrate 50g
17%
fat 21g
32%
cholesterol 0mg
fiber 4g
16%
protein 18g
saturated 3g
15%
sodium 1542mg
64%
sugar 28g
trans 0g