Many delicious food items are used in our White Coconut Woburn MA Thai food, and that includes soy! Soy foods are a Thai favorite for a reason, thanks to its high source of protein, however, that’s not the only reason we love soybeans. Here are a few reasons why we use soy products in our cuisine!
This mighty little bean first arrived on the scene in central China as early as 7,000 B.C., and it was used in foods and even for industrial and medicinal purposes. Soybeans are largely sold throughout Thailand in oil form, and this is because soybeans naturally contain 19% oil. This is extracted through cracking and rolling the beans flat into a flake-like substance. After blending and refining, the soybean oil is ready for use!
Soybeans are used in a variety of ways, including:
While soy sauce may be high in sodium, don’t discredit the mighty soybean! Soy foods have many health benefits, like lowering blood pressure, improving bone health, protecting against breast cancer, and more! Plus, soybeans are the only known plant source to contain essential amino acids otherwise found in meat.
Did you know? Soybeans are the only known plant source that contain the same essential amino acids found in meat!
The Soybean Stats:
Some of our favorite Thai dishes include soy foods, including our Edamame appetizer and our Basil Pad Thai, or add tofu to any of our vegetable delight dishes. At White Coconut Thai, we pride ourselves on authentic Thai dishes. Our exceptional menu options are made fresh to order using the finest ingredients.