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Mapo Tofu 


Chef: justcaicai, original recipe in Chinese 

Translator: CDKM.COM

Alias: Sauteed Tofu in Hot and Spicy Sauce

Chinese name: 麻婆豆腐 (ma po dou fu)

Cuisine: Chuan Cuisine (Sichuan Cuisine)




1 south tofu, meat, green onion, ginger, garlic, broad bean paste, cornstarch, soy sauce, cooking wine.

Mapo Tofu




1 Marinate ground meat in cornstarch and cooking wine for a while.

2 Add oil in wok, add in marinated meat, fry meat until the color changes. Pick meat out of the wok, and remove oil.

3 Add in 1 tablespoons of broad bean paste in the oil that fried with meat before, fry over small heat until red oil comes out, add in chopped green onion, ginger and garlic, add in the tofu cubes when there is aroma, carefully turn tofu cubes over once with a shovel, then pour the marinated meat, add soy sauce, a little water, braise a while.

4 Thicken with mixture of cornstarch and water.

5 Sprinkle with chopped chives, pepper and done.

Mapo Tofu


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