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2008-03-20

Mapo Tofu


This is hot, very very hot!

Preparation:

(1) Add some vegetable oil in ground pork, blend them well;

(2) Chop green onion (or scallion);

(3) Dice medium-firm tofu into 1-2 cm small cubes;

(4) In a small bowl, whisk 2 tbsp tapioca starch into 1/4 cup water;

(5) Finely mince dry red pepper;

Directions:

(1) Heat wok or skillet under medium-high;

(2) Add some oil, and sauté minced dry red pepper until aroma develops;

(3) Stir ground pork into the wok and break up lumps;

(4) Add tofu dices, blend well;

(5) Add water (or broth); the level of water is just over tofu;

(6) Cover and cook under medium power for 5 minutes;

(7) Increase power to high, stir in starch solution;

(8) After the sauce is condensed, stir in chopped green onion or scallion and sprinkle salt and ground Sichuan pepper for taste;

(9) Serve with white rice.

1 comment:

Sophie said...

WOW (impressed look). Your version looks so yummy.

Here I bought a sauce pack for mapo tofu so as to skip all the seasonings! and i will try this friday after work.
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