Mapo Tofu

Mapo Tofu Recipe

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About Mapo Tofu Recipe:

A quick flavorful dish prepared from meat,shiitake mushrooms and tofu. Mapo tofu is a popular Chinese dish from Sichuan province. It consists of tofu set in a spicy sauce, typically a thin, oily, and bright red suspension, based on douban and douchi, along with minced meat, traditionally beef. Mapo Tofu is a classic Chinese dish full of protein, but this one is healthier as there's less of the chillies and oil. It's very easy to make and great for meal prep too.

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Ingredients for Mapo Tofu Recipe

  • 50 gram Meat
  • 2 Nos shiitake mushrooms
  • 1 Nos tofu
  • 1/2 tablespoon Oil
  • 1 Nos garlic cloves
  • 1 cm ginger
  • 100 milliliter Water
  • 1 tablespoon chilli bean sauce
  • 2 tablespoon Ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon corn flour
  • 1 tablespoon Water
  • 1 Nos scallions
  • As required Salt
  • 11g Fat(14.87%)
  • 15g Protein(19.32%)
  • 43g Carbs(56.18%)
  • 7g Fiber(8.94%)
  • Other(0.70%)
Current Totals
  • Fat
  • Protein
  • Carbs
  • Fiber
  • Carbs
  • Protein
  • Fiber
  • Fat
Vitamins & Minerals
  • Calcium
  • Iron
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin B1
  • Vitamin B2
  • Vitamin B3
  • Vitamin B6
  • Vitamin B9
  • Vitamin B12
  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin E
  • Copper
  • Magnesium
  • Manganese
  • Phosphorus
  • Selenium
  • Zinc

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment


How to Make Mapo Tofu Recipe

step 1


Mince garlic and ginger. chop the meat. Mix corn flour and water to make a mixture. Add oil in a pan and add minced garlic and ginger and saute it.

step 2


Then add pork pieces and cook it well. Add shiitake mushrooms, chilli bean ingredients mix well and saute it for a minute or so.

step 3


Add water and maximise the flame and bring to boil. add ketchup and once the gravy begins to boil again and then add tofu. Cook it for 3-4 minutes.

step 4


Now add the corn flour water mixture into the pan to thicken the gravy. Add salt, sugar as per tatse then add sacllions and turn off the flame and serve it out.