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  • 4 star values: 11
  • 3 star values: 4
  • 2 star values: 2
  • 1 star values: 0

A simple, delicious Chinese mabo tofu recipe that has been passed on for years. Easy to prepare!

Recipe Summary

prep:
25 mins
cook:
15 mins
total:
40 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings
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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Mix cornstarch and water in a small bowl; set aside.

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  • Brown ground pork in a small skillet over medium-high heat, about 5 minutes. Drain fat.

  • Heat the vegetable oil over medium-high heat in a large skillet or wok. Cook the garlic and ginger root in the oil until fragrant, about 1 minute. Stir in tofu and cook for 2 minutes. Season with the soy sauce, hot bean sauce, and sugar; stir to combine.

  • Stir in the cooked pork and green onion. Sprinkle with the cornstarch and water mixture; cook and stir until thickened, about 2 minutes. Stir the sesame oil into the thickened mabo tofu.

Nutrition Facts

268 calories; protein 22.3g; carbohydrates 8.3g; fat 17.4g; cholesterol 36.7mg; sodium 1636.8mg. Full Nutrition
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