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by Thao Le

You are probably acquainted with the vegan dish Vegan Mini Tofu Fried with Salt and Lemongrass. A vegetarian meal with a rich, unique flavor that is made even more delicious when the attractive crispy tofu is coupled with the distinctive lemongrass and chili aroma.

Additionally, this Vegan Mini Tofu Fried with Salt and Lemongrass meal is easy to bring together in your own home kitchen using readily available materials and easy preparation.

Today, and Food Blogger Duong Yen Nhi (Accnhi) will demonstrate to you how to prepare a tasty meal that will enhance the palete for your family's daily meals. Let’s take a look at the following recipe!

Total Time
15 mins

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Ingredients for 2 Servings

  • 4
    stalks of Lemongrass
  • 1/2
    Red Chili (minced)
  • 4
    blocks of Tofu (cut into bite-sized cubes)


  • Preparation Time
    10 mins
  • Cooking Time
    5 mins
  • Total Time
    15 mins

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  2. Tofu: Tofu should be diced finely and patted dry with a towel. In a nonstick skillet, heat the olive oil and add the tofu cubes. Increase the heat to medium-high. Cook for 5–6 minutes, or until the bottom is gently golden brown.
  3. Lemongrass: Lemongrass should be divided into two halves, with half minced and the other half finely sliced.
  5. Heat a little bit of vegetable oil in a skillet over high heat. Add the minced lemongrass and chili and sauté until fragrant. Following that, add the tofu cubes and deep fry them.
  6. Add 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1 teaspoon turmeric powder and stir thoroughly to absorb the seasonings, then remove from the heat.


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Let us immediately go to the kitchen and make the delectable and fragrant Vegan Mini Tofu Fried with Salt and Lemongrass according to the recipe presented by and Food Blogger Duong Yen Nhi (Accnhi). With the delightful fragrance of lemongrass and chile pervading the kitchen, just smelling it makes you really want to have a piece.

Tofu is fried until it reaches a beautiful golden brown color with a bright turmeric hue; the outside layer is crispy, while the inside is fluffy and fatty. This Vegan Mini Tofu Fried with Salt and Lemongrass dish is best served with steaming rice and dipped in chili soy sauce.

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