Spicy Mapo Tofu

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Tofu 14 Ounce
Chicken breast 1⁄2 Pound
Carrot 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs) , cubed
Onion 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs) , chopped
Green onion 7 Medium , chopped (use stalks)
Garlic 1 Tablespoon , minced
Ginger 1 Teaspoon , minced
Walnuts 10 Medium (halves)
Dried red chilies 6 Medium (spicy)
Vegetable oil 2 Tablespoon
Sesame oil 1 Teaspoon
Oyster sauce 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Potato starch 1 Tablespoon (powder)
Green chili 1 Medium
Red chili 1 Medium
Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon , ground (as required)



1) Rinse the tofu in cold water, pat dry with a kitchen towel, cut into 1/2 inch cubes and set aside.

2) Cut the chicken breast into 1/2 inch cubes and set aside.

3) Cut the carrot into 1/2 inch cubes and set aside.

4) Cut a large onion into chunks and set aside.

5) Cut the green onions stalks into pieces 1/4 inch long and set aside.

6) Chop 1 green chili pepper and 1 red chili pepper and set aside.

7) Mince 4 cloves of garlic and a piece of ginger and set aside.


8) In a heated wok, add vegetable oil.

9) Add the dried chili peppers, minced garlic and ginger. Stir for 10 to 15 seconds.

10) Add the chicken, stir and cook for a few minutes.

11) Then stir in the chopped carrot, onion and waltnuts, stir and cook for a few minutes.

12) Then add the oyster sauce, 1 cup of water and ground black pepper.

13) Let it cook for 8-10 minutes until the chicken is cooked thoroughly and the onion looks translucent.

14) Add the tofu and green onions, stir gently with a wooden spoon.

15) Then add the chopped green and red chili peppers. Stir occasionally and let it cook for a few minutes.

16) In a small bowl, mix the potato starch powder and 1 tablespoon water so the starch is dissolved. Then pour it into the wok gently.

17) Lastly drizzle in the sesame oil.


18) Transfer the mapo tofu to a wide serving bowl and serve hot with rice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 500Calories from Fat 300

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 35 g53.9%

Saturated Fat 3.89 g19.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 32.9 mg

Sodium 507.7 mg21.16%

Total Carbohydrates 25 g8.3%

Dietary Fiber 7.27 g29%

Sugars 6.9 g

Protein 26 g52.5%

Vitamin A 105.5% Vitamin C 70.6%

Calcium 11.7% Iron 16.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet