Spicy Lime and Herbed Tofu in Lettuce Cups

Spicy Lime and Herbed Tofu in Lettuce Cups
Photo by Pornchai Mittongtare

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons sweet chili sauce
  • ¼ cup green onions
  • ½ cup cucumber
  • 2 tablespoons fish sauce (such as nam pla or nuoc nam)
  • ¼ cup fresh lemongrass
  • ¼ cup plum tomato
  • 2 tablespoons jalapeño chile
  • + 8 more ingredients
    • 6 large or 12 medium butter lettuce leaves
    • 1 tablespoon fresh mint
    • 1 tablespoon fresh cilantro
    • ¼ cup fresh lime juice
    • ¼ cup fresh ginger
    • 1 14- to 16-ounce package firm tofu
    • 1 tablespoon fresh basil (preferably Vietnamese or Thai)
    • 2 tablespoons water

Puree first 5 ingredients in blender. Let mixture stand at least 15 minutes and up to 1 hour. Strain mixture into small bowl, pressing on solids to release any liquid; discard solids. Stir in sweet chili sauce. (Can be made 1 day ahead. Cover and refrigerate.) Combine first 7 ingredients in large...

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