Phad Prik King (Curried Stir-fried Tofu with Green Beans)

Phad Prik King (Curried Stir-fried Tofu with Green Beans)

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  • 2 tablespoons high-heat cooking oil
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons red curry paste
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 package firm tofu, sliced
  • 1 cup green beans, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 5 lime leaves, chiffonaded (optional)
  • 2 jalapeño peppers or ½ red bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon shredded ginger
  • ¼ cup coconut milk, or more as needed
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • ½ cup Thai basil leaves
  • Cooked jasmine rice, for serving


In a frying pan, heat cooking oil over medium-high heat. Stir-fry red curry paste until fragrant, 1 to 2 minutes. Stir in soy sauce, tofu, green beans, lime leaves, peppers and ginger for 1 additional minute.

Add coconut milk, sugar and basil and heat just until it comes to a boil. A few tablespoons water may be added to reach the desired texture of the sauce. Serve over jasmine rice.

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