Mapo tofu

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Yingpin

Yingpin

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Difficulty

Easy 👌
20
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-2+
350 g silken tofu
50 g ground pork
4 tsp bean paste
4 tsp fermented soy beans
green onion
10 g ginger
2 cloves garlic
60 ml rice wine
1 tsp dark soy sauce
1 tsp sugar
½ tsp Sichuan pepper powder
2 tsp cornstarch
100 ml water (divided)
salt
vegetable oil for frying
green onion for serving
Metric
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Utensils

  • large bowl
  • cutting board
  • knife
  • large frying pan or wok

Nutrition per serving

Cal
402
Protein
35 g
Fat
17 g
Carb
22 g
  • Step 1/4

    Cut the silken tofu into equal pieces (approx. 2.5cm / 1 in.). Soak in salted water for approx. 5 min., then remove and set aside. Slice green onion, mince garlic, and dice onion and ginger.
    • 350 g silken tofu
    • green onion
    • 10 g ginger
    • 2 cloves garlic
    • large bowl
    • cutting board
    • knife

    Cut the silken tofu into equal pieces (approx. 2.5cm / 1 in.). Soak in salted water for approx. 5 min., then remove and set aside. Slice green onion, mince garlic, and dice onion and ginger.

  • Step 2/4

    Heat oil in the pan over medium-high heat, add ground pork and fry until browned. Add the bean paste, fermented soy beans, green onion, ginger, garlic and dark soy sauce, then deglaze with the rice wine.
    • 20 g bean paste
    • 20 g fermented soy beans
    • 1 tsp dark soy sauce
    • 60 ml rice wine
    • vegetable oil for frying
    • large frying pan or wok

    Heat oil in the pan over medium-high heat, add ground pork and fry until browned. Add the bean paste, fermented soy beans, green onion, ginger, garlic and dark soy sauce, then deglaze with the rice wine.

  • Step 3/4

    Add water and silken tofu to wok, then add salt and sugar, and cook everything for approx. 3 min. Mix together cornstarch with a little water to form a slurry, then add to pan and incorporate.
    • 100 ml water (divided)
    • 1 tsp sugar
    • 10 g cornstarch
    • salt

    Add water and silken tofu to wok, then add salt and sugar, and cook everything for approx. 3 min. Mix together cornstarch with a little water to form a slurry, then add to pan and incorporate.

  • Step 4/4

    Transfer to a plate, season to taste with Sichuan pepper powder, and green onion. Enjoy!
    • ½ tsp Sichuan pepper powder
    • green onions for serving

    Transfer to a plate, season to taste with Sichuan pepper powder, and green onion. Enjoy!