Hunan Bean Curd in Hot Meat Sauce

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 10 mins

Because I am a vegetarian, I leave out the pork. Also, I have made this by sauteeing fresh broccoli rabe, then adding the sauce ingredients and proceeding as written, since I didn't have any peas. Watch out--this is HOT! But very, very good!!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Marinate the pork in a mixture of the white wine and 1/2 teaspoon cornstarch for a few minutes.
  2. Then fry in a hot wok containing the vegetable oil.
  3. Cook for just a moment, and then add the bean curd cubes.
  4. Add the hot bean sauce, ginger, garlic, soy sauce, peas, and hot pepper oil or cayenne.
  5. Stir-fry for about 1 minute.
  6. Add the chicken broth and optional salt, and stir over high heat until mixture comes to a boil.
  7. Thicken the sauce with the cornstarch mixture.
  8. Garnish with the black pepper, scallions, and sesame oil.
  9. Serve hot.


Most Helpful

Thank you, spatchcock. This is one of the finest pork lunches I've ever tried. Very good. The dish is so multi-layered and complex with flavor, texture and heat. I will be preparing this dish frequently.

Zenserotonin April 22, 2008

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