Mapo tofu

Based on 3 ratings

Mavis

Community Member

Difficulty

Easy 👌
35
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-3+
3 cloves garlic
ginger
2 stalks scallions
80 ground beef
½ tbsp fermented bean paste
120 ml water
1 tbsp soy sauce
1 tbsp sugar
500 g tofu
1 tbsp starch
1 pinch Sichuan pepper powder
1 tbsp chili oil

Utensils

  • knife
  • cutting board
  • bowl (small)
  • frying pan
  • spatula
  • Step 1/4

    Chop the garlic and mince the ginger. Slice scallions and set aside. Heat some oil in a frying pan, then add garlic and ginger and fry until fragrant. Add the ground beef and sauté until browned.
    • 3 cloves garlic
    • 2 stalks scallions
    • ginger
    • 80 ground beef
    • knife
    • cutting board
    • bowl (small)
    • frying pan
    • spatula

    Chop the garlic and mince the ginger. Slice scallions and set aside. Heat some oil in a frying pan, then add garlic and ginger and fry until fragrant. Add the ground beef and sauté until browned.

  • Step 2/4

    Add fermented bean paste and stir-fry until the oil is red in color.
    • ½ tbsp fermented bean paste

    Add fermented bean paste and stir-fry until the oil is red in color.

  • Step 3/4

    Add water, soy sauce, and sugar. Bring everything to a boil.
    • 120 ml water
    • 1 tbsp soy sauce
    • 1 tsp sugar

    Add water, soy sauce, and sugar. Bring everything to a boil.

  • Step 4/4

    Cut the tofu into small pieces.  Add it to the pot and cover with a lid. Cook for 2 min. Add starch and pepper powder to the pot. To serve, sprinkle with chopped chives and drizzle with chili oil.
    • 500 g tofu
    • 1 tbsp starch
    • 1 pinch Sichuan pepper powder
    • 1 tbsp chili oil

    Cut the tofu into small pieces. Add it to the pot and cover with a lid. Cook for 2 min. Add starch and pepper powder to the pot. To serve, sprinkle with chopped chives and drizzle with chili oil.

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