Mapo Tofu (szechuan Homestyle Tofu)

Recipe by Nolita_Food
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READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 3
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Mix marinade ingredients.
  • Marinate pork for about 20 minutes.
  • Cut the bean curd into 1/2 inch (1 cm) square cubes, and blanch (drop into boiling water) for 2- 3 minutes.
  • Remove from boiling water and drain.
  • Chop leeks or green onions into short lengths.
  • Heat wok and add oil.
  • When oil is ready, add the marinated pork.
  • Stir-fry pork until the color darkens.
  • Add salt and stir.
  • Add the black bean paste.
  • Add the chili paste, then the stock, tofu, and leek or green onions.
  • Turn down the heat.
  • Cook for 3- 4 minutes.
  • While cooking, mix cornstarch, water, and soy sauce together.
  • Add to wok and stir gently.
  • Serve with freshly ground Szechuan pepper.
  • Prep time is marinating time.
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