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Mapo Doufu (Sichuan Tofu and Pork)

Mapo Doufu (Sichuan Tofu and Pork)

Looking for new Chinese dish ideas? Mapo doufu (or mapo tofu) is a traditional recipe from Sichuan region, prepared with pork and tofu: Asian food with a twist!

26 October, 2016
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total time

0 HR 30 MIN


Sesame Oil
3 tbsp
150 g, minced
2 cloves, crushed
10, sliced
Chilli Bean Paste
2 tbsp
1 tbsp, fermented, black
2 tsp, powdered Sichuan
Chicken stock
250 ml
400 g, cubed
2 tsp
Soy Sauce
2 tsp, light
2 tbsp


How to Make Mapo Doufu, Tofu and Pork from Sichuan

To prepare the mapo dofu, a Chinese recipe for tofu and pork, first heat the oil in a large wok until smoking then fry the pork until browned all over.

Add the garlic and the spring onions and stir fry for 2 minutes.

Stir in the chilli bean paste, black beans and Sichuan pepper and cook for 3 minutes then gradually add the stock.

Bring to a boil then turn down the heat and add the tofu.

Gently simmer for about 5 minutes then stir in the sugar and soy sauce.

Season with salt to taste.

Mix the cornflour with a little water and stir into the dish.

Simmer until thickened and serve the mapo doufu (Chinese tofu and pork) with boiled rice.

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