DFlag JapFlag EnFlag
Kochbuch
Homepage Conditions of Use Legal Notice Shipping Rates Pay Option Privacy Notice Contact Links

Up

Recipe for Chinese Ma Po Tofu Sauce with Rice

Ma Po Tofu Sauce

麻婆豆腐

Ma Po tofu - Grandma Ma´s tofu from the region of Sichuan. A strongly spicy dish.

This dish can be eaten with various side dishes. Rice is, of course, the classic accompanimentbut Ma Po Tofu is eaten with steamed dumplings without filling or normal dumplings.



Ingredients: (4 portions)

*The bold written ingredients are available in our store!


Preparations:

Mix the minced meat with soy sauce, rice wine and marinate it for a few minutes. Cut the tofu into cubes. Cut the spring onions, garlic, ginger, and perhaps some chilli pepper into slices.

Instructions:

Ma Po Tofu Sauce Ma Po Tofu Sauce

Give some oil in the wok.

Ma Po Tofu Sauce Ma Po Tofu Sauce

Roast the sechuanpepper in the wok until the grains are slightly brown and start to smell aromatic. Lightly crush or grind the pepper then set it aside.

Ma Po Tofu Sauce

Heat the wok again and again add some oil. Stir fry the minced meat under constant stirring until it is well done and the surface gets crumbly. Remove all from the wok and set aside.

Ma Po Tofu Sauce Ma Po Tofu Sauce

Stir most of the spring onions, garlic, ginger and maybe some chili for a few seconds in the wok until they start to gice off a nice aromatic smell.

Ma Po Tofu Sauce Ma Po Tofu Sauce

Add the bean paste and stir briefly.

Ma Po Tofu Sauce Ma Po Tofu Sauce

Add soy sauce, rice wine and broth.

Ma Po Tofu Sauce Ma Po Tofu Sauce

Add the Tofu and meat and mix in everything carefully. Boil up everything and let it simmer few minutes, until the sauce thickens slightly.

Ma Po Tofu Sauce Ma Po Tofu Sauce

Mix cornstarch in a little cold water and add it to the sauce. Boil up everything again until the sauce thinckens some more.

Ma Po Tofu Sauce Ma Po Tofu Sauce

Sprinkle the remaining spring onions and Sechuanpeppercorns on top as decoration and serve.

Ma Po Tofu Sauce

Serve.

Ma Po Tofu Sauce
Bon appétit!
Itadakimasu