Coconut Curry Tofu


My vegetarian daughter-in-law gave me this recipe for a creamy coconut milk, spicy curry, and ginger tofu dish! I serve it over rice.

overhead angle looking at a bowl of coconut curry tofu
Prep Time:
25 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
40 mins


  • 2 bunches green onions

  • 1 (14 ounce) can light coconut milk

  • ¼ cup soy sauce, divided

  • ½ teaspoon brown sugar

  • 1 ½ teaspoons curry powder

  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh ginger

  • 2 teaspoons chile paste

  • 1 pound firm tofu, cut into 3/4 inch cubes

  • 4 roma (plum) tomatoes, chopped

  • 1 yellow bell pepper, thinly sliced

  • 4 ounces fresh mushrooms, chopped

  • ¼ cup chopped fresh basil

  • 4 cups chopped bok choy

  • salt to taste


  1. Remove white parts of green onions, and finely chop. Chop greens into 2 inch pieces.

  2. In a large heavy skillet over medium heat, mix coconut milk, 3 tablespoons soy sauce, brown sugar, curry powder, ginger, and chile paste. Bring to a boil.

  3. Stir tofu, tomatoes, yellow pepper, mushrooms, and finely chopped green onions into the skillet. Cover, and cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Mix in basil and bok choy. Season with salt and remaining soy sauce. Continue cooking 5 minutes, or until vegetables are tender but crisp. Garnish with remaining green onion.

Editor's Note:

Please note differences in ingredient amounts and total time when following the magazine version of this recipe.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

232 Calories
13g Fat
17g Carbs
17g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 232
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13g 17%
Saturated Fat 5g 23%
Sodium 680mg 30%
Total Carbohydrate 17g 6%
Dietary Fiber 5g 19%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 17g
Vitamin C 78mg 389%
Calcium 635mg 49%
Iron 4mg 23%
Potassium 741mg 16%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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