Spicy Tofu Curry

Spicy Tofu Curry

Yield: 4 servings
Serving size: 1 cup


  • 4 Tbsp avocado or olive oil, divided
  • 12 ounces (1 package) extra firm tofu, drained and cut into cubes
  • 1 cup green onion, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp minced garlic
  • ¼ cup cilantro, chopped
  • 12 oz can coconut milk (full fat)
  • 2½ tsp curry powder
  • ½ tsp turmeric (optional)
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • ¼ cup chili sauce for garnish (optional)


  1. Heat 2 tablespoons of the oil in a large skillet over low-to-medium heat.
  2. Add tofu cubes and fry, stirring occasionally, for approximately 15 minutes or until all sides reach a golden color.
  3. Remove tofu from skillet and set aside.
  4. Add balance of oil to skillet.
  5. Add onion, garlic, and cilantro and cook until tender.
  6. Stir in coconut milk and spices.
  7. Return tofu to the skillet, stirring to combine with curry sauce.
  8. Reduce heat and allow to simmer for an additional 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  9. Optional: Serve with sugar-free garlic chili sauce.

Spicy Tofu Curry - Nutrition Label

Mary Paley

Fearless Dietitian; 30+ years as a professional dietitian; Master’s Degree in Nutrition and Dietetics at the MGH Institute of Health Professions; Lead research dietitian for several major pharmaceutical companies; Currently focused on health and wellness and the benefits of ketogenic diets for both obesity and diabetes management. MS, RDN, CDE, LD/N

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