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Chinese Mapo Tofu

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Learn how to make a popular chinese dish called Mapo Tofu. This somewhat spicy pork, tofu, and rice dish is commonly found in Chinese restaurants, but you can make it right at home!
Ingredients
  Garlic cloves 2 , chopped
  Hot sauce 2 Tablespoon (Sambal)
  Medium firm tofu 19 Ounce
  Green onion 2
  Corn starch 2 Tablespoon
  Black bean paste 2 Tablespoon
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), chopped
  Oyster sauce 2 Tablespoon
  Sambal hot sauce 2 Tablespoon
  Ground pork 1 Pound
  Firm tofu 19 Ounce (Medium)
  Light soy sauce 2 Tablespoon
  Dark soy sauce 2 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1.Drain the tofu and cut it in squares using a pairing knife.

MAKING
2.Heat the wok at medium high temperature.
3.Coat it with cooking oil.
4.Add chopped garlic cloves.
5.Take ground pork and add to the wok after lowering the heat.
6.Stir with spatula and brown the pork.
7.Put the lid on for couple of minutes.
8.Add tofu and mix it a little bit.
9.Season the ingredients by adding 3 pinches salt, sprinkle of white pepper.
10.Toss lightly.
11.With a spoon, add 2 tablespoon of black bean garlic paste.
12.Add sambal hot sauce.
In a bowl, take cornstarch and add a little bit of water.
13.Mix well and add to the skillet.
14.Put soy sauce and lower the heat until the mixture bubbles.
15.Let the mixture boil.
16.Put dark soy sauce and also add oyster sauce.
17.Check for seasonings.

SERVING
18.Garnish with green onions and serve hot!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Chinese
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Spicy
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Tofu
Servings: 
4
Have you ever tries garlicy, cheesy mapu tofu? If not yet, watch this video right now and learn how to make this Chinese spicy pork dish.

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