Sichuan Mapo Tofu

Sichuan Mapo Tofu
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil, or as needed
  • 1/2 onion, cut into strips
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3/4 pound ground pork, or more to taste
  • 1/2 egg
  • 6 tablespoons chile bean sauce (doubanjiang)
  • 1/4 cup black bean sauce in chile oil
  • 1 teaspoon chile oil, or to taste
  • 1 (12 ounce) package tofu, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 7 tablespoons water
  • salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • 2 green onions, diced


  1. Heat vegetable oil in a saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onion and garlic; cook and stir until browned, 5 to 7 minutes. Mix pork and egg together in a bowl. Stir mixture into the saucepan. Saute until starting to turn color, 3 to 5 minutes.
  2. Stir chile bean sauce, black bean sauce, and chile oil into the pork mixture. Cover, reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer until pork is browned, 3 to 5 minutes. Add tofu; simmer until flavors are well blended, about 3 minutes. Season with salt and pepper and top with green onions.

04/10/2018
Sichuan Mapo Tofu, recipe PT15M PT1H 5 455 calories

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