Mapo Tofu

From Huben's Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search
  • 1/4 to 1/2 lb ground pork or beef (optional)
  • 2 tb oil
  • 3 tb (or cloves) garlic
  • 3 tb garlic black bean sauce
  • 10-16 oz firm tofu, cubed

Sauce mix:

  • 1 cup chicken (or vegetable) stock
  • 1 tb soy sauce
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 tb corn starch mixed in 2 tb cold water

Garnishes:

  • 1 tb sesame oil
  • bunch of scallions
  • white Szechuan pepper
  • hot oil

Preparation:

  1. Fry the meat, drain and reserve.
  2. Fry the garlic in the oil until beginning to brown
  3. Add the black bean sauce and fry for a minute or so, mashing the beans.
  4. Return the meat and add the sauce mix.
  5. Add the tofu and bring to a boil.
  6. Add the corn starch, boil 3 minutes.
  7. Mix in the sesame oil and scallions.
  8. Season with white pepper and hot oil to taste.
Personal tools
translate