38 Mapo Tofu

Nancy Chung

By
@tasteecooks

Classic tofu recipe!


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Rating:

Serves:

3

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Broil

Ingredients

1 box
box soft tofu
1 tsp
black bean
1 stalk(s)
green onion chopped
4 oz
ground pork
1 tsp
ginger
2 Tbsp
minced garlic
1/4 tsp
sugar
1/2 tsp
sesame oil
1 tsp
soy sauce
2 c
of water
2 Tbsp
white wine
1 tsp
chili bean paste
2 tsp
corn starch
1 tsp
chili power
1 tsp
peppercorns
1 Tbsp
oyster sauce
1 tsp
chili oil

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In boiling water add a little salt and quickly cook the tofu. Leave in boiling water for few seconds. Remove and set aside.
2
In a pain heat up some oil and add peppercorns. Let the peppercorns infuse the oil for the spicy pepper flavor. Remove peppercorn and keep the oil in the pain.
3
Marinate the ground pork with 1 teaspoon of water ,a pinch of pepper powder,1 teaspoon of soy sauce and 1 teaspoon of cornstarch. Mix well
4
Using the same oil as earlier cook the ginger and garlic. Once the ginger and garlic is cooked at the chili bean sauce and black bean.
5
Then add ground pork ,chili bean paste ,black bean white wine and saute. Cook partially, remove and set aside.
6
In the same pan, add the tofu and 2 bowls of hot water. One water is boiled, add the ground pork, chili powder or paprika, soy sauce, oyster sauce, and a little sugar.
7
Create a corn starch mixture with water and add that to the pan. Then add pepper, pour a little sesame oil, stir well and put into a crockpot. Broil till the sauce thickens and then add chili and chopped green onions.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes
Main Ingredient: Tofu/Soy
Regional Style: Asian