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Easy Chinese Mo Pa Tofu

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  Tofu 500 Gram, cubed
  Carrots 3 Medium, cut into strips 2 inches long
  Yellow bell pepper 1 Large, cut into strips 2 inches long
  Mushrooms 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), sliced
  Bamboo shoot 2 Medium, cut into strips 2 inches long
  Baby corn 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Garlic cloves 6 Medium, chopped finely
  Onion 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
  Oil 3 Tablespoon (For frying)
  Ma po tofu sauce 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)

1. In a pan heat oil, fry the onion, garlic and the chopped vegetables. Add some bamboo shoot and baby corn to the vegetables. Mix well and let it cook.
2. Finally add the tofu cubes, the Ma Po tofu sauce and a little bit of water. Combine it well and let it cook.

1. Serve hot with noodles or rice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
If you adore Asian flavors but get intimidated by the idea of preparing it at home, here is an easy Chinese Mo Pa tofu recipe, that is pretty much close to the traditional dish and tastes almost like the real one. Watch it and stir it up one of these nights.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 274 Calories from Fat 137

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 15 g23.7%

Saturated Fat 2.1 g10.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 90.4 mg3.8%

Total Carbohydrates 26 g8.5%

Dietary Fiber 6.9 g27.6%

Sugars 11 g

Protein 13 g25.3%

Vitamin A 154.8% Vitamin C 120.9%

Calcium 9.9% Iron 13.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Easy Chinese Mo Pa Tofu Recipe Video