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Vegetarian Thai Basil Rice

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Vegetarian Thai Basil Rice Recipe | SideChef
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ZaTaYaYummy

I am Chua Zong Han, the owner of TheZongHan & ZaTaYaYummy. Based in Singapore, I create video recipes on Youtube and at the same time blog about lifestyle.
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This Thai basil rice will delight vegetarians and meat eaters alike! Freezing and thawing tau kua before cooking it makes the texture feel 'meaty'.
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ZaTaYaYummy

I am Chua Zong Han, the owner of TheZongHan & ZaTaYaYummy. Based in Singapore, I create video recipes on Youtube and at the same time blog about lifestyle.
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Ingredients

US / METRIC
Servings:
1
Serves 1
3.5 oz
Extra Firm Tofu , thawed, rinsed
1 handful
4
Red Bird's Eye Chili Pepper
2 cloves
Garlic , minced
1
Large  Red Onion
1
1/3 cup
Water
1 tsp
2 Tbsp
Mushroom Sauce
or Oyster Sauce
1 serving
White Rice , cooked
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Nutrition Per Serving

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CALORIES
661
FAT
11.5 g
PROTEIN
27.8 g
CARBS
112.6 g

Cooking Instructions

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Step 1
Freeze Extra Firm Tofu (3.5 oz) . Squeeze it dry. Crumble it until it resembles mince.
Step 2
Mince Red Bird's Eye Chili Pepper (4) .
Step 3
Chop Yellow Bell Peppers (1/4 cup) into cubes.
Step 4
Roughly chop Red Onion (1) .
Step 5
For the sauce, in a bowl, mix together Granulated Sugar (1/2 tsp) , Water (1/3 cup) , Soy Sauce (1 tsp) and Mushroom Sauce (2 Tbsp) .
Step 6
In a wok, add in oil on medium high heat. Sauté Garlic (2 cloves) and chili padi together until golden brown.
Step 7
Add onion and tau kua. Stir fry for a minute.
Step 8
Throw in bell pepper and Fresh Basil (1 handful) . Continue to stir fry until basil has shrunken down.
Step 9
Bring the heat down to low and drizzle in the sauce. Let it cook until sauce is absorbed by tau kua and sauce is thickened. Add some extra water if needed.
Step 10
Transfer into a plate with warm White Rice (1 serving) .
Step 11
Beat an Egg (1) . Heat up oil in your wok to medium-high heat and add in the egg. Let it cook until golden brown on each side.
Step 12
Transfer the omelet into the dish. Serve warm.
Step 13
Serve and enjoy!
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Nutrition Per Serving
Calories
661
% Daily Value*
Fat
11.5 g
15%
Saturated Fat
2.0 g
10%
Trans Fat
0.0 g
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Cholesterol
182.3 mg
61%
Carbohydrates
112.6 g
41%
Fiber
9.6 g
34%
Sugars
16.7 g
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Protein
27.8 g
56%
Sodium
539.3 mg
23%
Vitamin D
1.0 µg
5%
Calcium
342.3 mg
26%
Iron
9.4 mg
52%
Potassium
383.6 mg
8%
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