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… as well as some thinly sliced deseeded dried chilli for extra heat (optional). Smile and giggle lots! Thank you so much! I made this using chicken thigh I ground in the foodprocessor. this recipe! Cut tofu into square cubes (around 2cms). Mapo tofu (麻婆豆腐) is named after its inventor Mapo (means pockmarked elderly lady) who ran a small restaurant over a century ago in Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan province. Since there is no additional salt added in the recipe, the saltiness can be from different condiments you use compared to Nami’s. The kids thought it was a tiny bit spicy so I’ll cut that down too and put more non-spicy doubanjan until they get older. I could only find the chilli bean paste in the store, I suppose it’s fine to make this using only that one? [recipe] I usually use awase miso (which means a combination of white and red miso) or Koji miso (more koji inside). Another amazing recipe, thank you for sharing it! I loved it. . . Your email address will not be published. I bought the tube from Daiso, but it’s not a Daiso brand so it’s probably available at the Japanese supermarkets too. Your recipe is quick, easy and delicious. Japanese: Ma-bou Dofu. Thanks so much for your kind feedback! Once again I can’t thank you enough for blogging your cooking recipes. An easy mapo tofu recipe that creates the authentic taste of China. Enjoy your taste with Kikkoman Soy Sauce! Das Gericht passt gut zu gedämpftem Reis! If you go to an Asian store, most of “doubanjiang” may include chili already (you can tell the color is more red than dark brown). I’ll be happy to help out! Try it out and let me know. Mapo Tofu (Mabo Dofu 麻婆豆腐) - Today’s dinner is Japanese version Mapo Tofu. If your are a eggplant lover like me, replace tofu with eggplant, sooooo yummy! Cause pain to get better? So sorry for my late response. I’m so glad to hear that. Since it takes less than 30 minutes to prepare, I usually cook this dish when I’m too busy to cook a more elaborate meal. We hope you can adjust the amount of condiment for your liking and enjoy the recipe.. This mapo tofu is so delicious and goes really well with rice. Mapo Tofu is actually a Chinese dish, which is recooked due to its popularity in many other national kitchens. Easy steps for a weeknight meal, but so flavorful and delicious! You’re talking about a Cookdo package? I share my favorite miso here that I use in my recipes (unless I specify other kinds): https://www.justonecookbook.com/miso/, I love how you modify a Japanese curry sauce cubes to add extra flavor. I’m just not sure how to make this recipe with Japanese eggplant. I’m not surprised it’s a favorite in your family! I’ve never been to Ban Rai Tei. Calories, fat carbs, protein per serving? . Hi Stan! You’re so sweet, I’m so happy to hear you enjoyed my recipes! Heat a wok or a deep fry pan over high heat. There are many versions of Mabo Dofu within Japan and each household cooks it differently. The key ingredient for Mapo Tofu (or Mabo Dofu) is Fermented Broad Beans & Soybeans called Doubanjiang (豆瓣酱), which lends a whole new dimension to the dish. The fermented beans give amazing umami; therefore, please do not substitute. Doubanjiang, Tian Mian Jiang and Sichuan Pepper are found in the Chinese food section of most major grocery stores. love! But this works with any type – and it’s really a personal preference when it comes to miso. Ingredients. Mapo-Tofu ist ein chinesisches Gericht, ist aber auch in Japan sehr beliebt. If the store carries authentic Chinese products, they should carry the one I use – doubanjiang without chlili in it. I hope you enjoy! I’m so happy to hear your 90-year-old mother enjoyed it! Instead of ground pork I use a plant based ground since I am vegetarian. It was delicious and very easy to make. Hi Brandi! Is it ok to leave that out? Mélangez doucement le mapo tofu … Hi, I really love ur recipes. Would like to know if it is possible to use the spicy hot Korean “gochujang” paste which I already have a partially used jar as a substitute for “doubanjiang” sauce to try making your Mapo Tofu recipe. Editor’s Note: The post was originally published in January 29, 2011. . I think it’s best with your method than dropping soy sauce. You can buy the non-spicy one from this shop. Thank you for trying this recipe! If you can’t find this, you can use any favourite brand of doubanjiang to substitute. There is usually no Sichuan peppercorn in Japanese mapo tofu, which is a must-have in the Chinese version. Thank you for your kind feedback! Glad to hear you liked it with Gochujang. I’m very confident to say that this recipe should not be salty if you follow my recipe. And you can defrost to combine with tofu in the pan to finish cooking… but you can’t freeze mapo tofu. I’m not sure why. This meal was so easy to make but also so full of flavor! Ireally enjoyed it and will certainly make it again. xo. Mabo Nasu in Japan is actually Japanese style, and it’s same sauce as Mabo Tofu. Marinade minced pork (or chicken) in sesame oil and doubanjiang. , The doubanjiang that is NOT spicy is one on very right in this picture: https://www.justonecookbook.com/doubanjiang-chili-bean-paste/. When Tofu is cooked through, stir in green onions and sesame oil. Have fun exploring the 700+ classic & modern Japanese recipes I share with step-by-step photos and How-To YouTube videos. I’ll have to buy some and the LKK Chili Bean Paste and try this again. but if you’re not aiming for the Chinese/Japanese Mapo Tofu recipe, I think that’ll be okay? Hey Nami, what kind of miso do you recommend using? Thank you so much for your feedback! A delicious meal ready in 30 minutes that even children can enjoy! As many people have made this recipe in the past, I feel like there was some mismeasurement while you’re working on the recipe. a few months ago. Remove … So glad you like it too! Today’s recipe is for Japanese style mapo tofu, which is a little lighter and more subtle in flavour while being less oily than the Sichuan version. The first thing I do when buying a new sauce is a taste test so that I can figure out how to use it. Thank you for your kind feedback. Nooo problem . The Lee Kum Kee one is cantonese, apparently and not gluten free. Feel free to adjust the recipe to suit your own family’s tastes. Good evening Nami-chan, Hoping you’re doing well with physical therapy for your shoulder! I subtituted doubanjiang with gochujang btw, since it’s easier to get. It’s really great to eat hot and spicy Mapo Tofu in hot summer to avoid summer heat fatigue! Hi Emi! Doubanjiang (spicy chili bean sauce/broad bean paste), Spinach Ohitashi (Japanese Spinach Salad) ほうれん草のお浸し, Cucumber Salad with Sesame Soy Vinaigrette きゅうりのごま酢和え, https://www.japancentre.com/en/products/955-kikkoman-broad-bean-chilli-paste, https://www.asianfoodgrocer.com/asian-food/sauces-seasoning/chinese-sauces/uc-hot-bean-sauce, https://www.yumchinesefood.com/mapo-tofu/, https://www.justonecookbook.com/goya-champuru/, https://omnivorescookbook.com/authentic-mapo-tofu/, https://thewoksoflife.com/ma-po-tofu-real-deal/, https://www.chinasichuanfood.com/mapo-tofu-recipe/. The only ones I can find around me have quite a bit of liquid-y sauce, and every time I debate how much of the sauce vs only bean paste to include. I hope you will get better soon. Yes, you can use tofu – I recommend using firm tofu (but drain well too) or deep-fried tofu (if you can find in an Asian grocery store). The water released from the tofu also dilute the slurry mixture and it won’t be tasty. I’m so glad to hear you enjoyed this recipe! However, this dish can be prepared easily with typical Asian/Japanese ingredients. Sure, as long as you’re okay with spice. When smoke starts rising up, add oil, then add pork … Recipe video below. The miso paste really gives it an umami quality that makes this mabo dofu better than others. Hi Cindy! Mapo Tofu is a Chinese dish but it is also very popular in Japan. My family loves this dish. I’m glad to hear you enjoyed this recipe! It’s the Japanese version! We are glad to hear you enjoyed it!. I served Asparagus tonight, but wondered if there was something else that goes well… Thank you so much for your website! Enjoy your taste with Kikkoman Soy Sauce! Make sure you don't burn them. The same brand/company makes a spicy one that’s shown in the middle. Every time I serve this to people they will want seconds. Cook Time: 10 mins. You’ll need to find non-spicy one in Chinese grocery store as it’s usually imported and no English label. Mr. JOC will love using only chili bean paste, but it’s a bit too spicy for the kids so I combine the two. It’s slightly different from this recipe. Thank you for making a vegan version and for your kind feedback. This particular recipe is not spicy but you can enjoy the flavor of mapo tofu. And stay in touch with me on Facebook, Pinterest, YouTube, and Instagram for all the latest updates. Hopefully, you can email this to me! Gochujang and Tobanjiang is a bit different flavor…. now I like to eat it. Simply use the recipe filter on the left to find it. I know, I barely go on Facebook (personal one)…, Hi I don’t eat ginger. Mapo Tofu is actually a Chinese dish, which is recooked due to its popularity in many other national kitchens. Thank you very much for trying this recipe and for your kind feedback! It’s your own little theatre workshop. Also, Japanese-style mapo tofu uses sake as a secret ingredient to add flavor to the mapo tofu. Combine all the ingredients for Seasonings (2 ½ Tbsp Chili Bean Sauce and/or Broad Bean Paste, 2 Tbsp mirin, 1 Tbsp miso, 1 Tbsp. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. What kind of miso did you use in this recipe? Ah, dang it, I forgot one more thing: I used ‘katakuriko’ (potato starch) instead of corn starch! I am currently into Japanese tube sauces these days as they are so convenient to use and don’t take up much space in the fridge. Finally gathered all the ingredients for this dish. Japanese: Ma-bou Dofu. I’ve never tried it for mapo tofu but it’s fermented so I see how it can be substituted. Mince the meat manually is better than using the food processor. This sounds delicious and I am anxious to try it. Just made this for the first time and all I can say is… WOW!!! If possible, would like to know how I can properly dilute and incorporate “gochujang” paste to simulate using the “doubanjiang” sauce? Hi Cynthia! As for ladoubanjiang, you keep it in the fridge right? Would you recommend reducing soy or oyster sauce levels if I use this? Thank you Nami, this recipe is great! Without doubanjiang, I feel like it’s not Mapo Tofu… to keep it authentic you must have doubanjiang taste in the sauce. Hi Janice! My family loved it! I visited Taiwan, loved the food! I’m so sorry to hear you can’t buy this nonspicy doubanjiang anymore. As far as healthy Japanese recipes go, mapo tofu is a great dish for vegetarians (just leave out the pork mince) and meat eaters alike. Deep-fried tofu on the other hand won’t break into pieces so you can stir fry. No change for the recipe. Can’t wait to try your recipe! Use chopsticks to stir in a circular motion to mix in the hot bean sauce until the meat is evenly coated. The variety of items is not as good here. Mapo (麻婆, mápó, kurz für 麻子婆婆, mázi pópo) bedeutet im Chinesischen „pockennarbige alte Frau“. … Hi Angelo! Specifically I mean the photo of the Doubanjiang vs. Ladoubanjigang. 1) No, black bean sauce is different. For example, dashi-included miso is always saltier, a different brand of miso can be saltier, and the same goes for oyster sauce, soy sauce, and Doubanjiang. This is also one of the most popular recipes on JOC too. It will likely take me a long time to do this, but I’ll come back & post what happens! All images and content on this site are copyright protected. Now, if you want to use my recipe, you can deep fry the eggplants with oil (Suage – no coating, just deep fry) before mixing with the sauce. That’s pretty much what you can do, I think. . Many times, the mapo tofu we have outside is too salty 口味太重 but yours looks just perfect with right amount of spice, flavor and depth (with the use of miso). Is there a website you recommend that I can purchase? It can be made quickly and easily using Beef and Tofu. It’s included in this sauce too, but classic Mapo Tofu seasonings require that fermented broad bean paste (Dobanjiang)…. My husband originally from Taiwan said it is usually pork in Taiwan as many people don’t eat beef in Taiwan. I’m familiar with Youki brand of Toubanjiang and I think we can get it in our Japanese grocery stores here. Incredibly flavorful with garlic, ground pork and chili bean sauce but less spicy than the Sichuan-style Mapo Tofu, this tofu dish makes a lovely one meal dish that even children can enjoy! As you know it is originally a Chinese dish but this one could be very different from the authentic ‘Mapo Doufu’. Love all your recipes and hope to visit Japan one day as I have always wanted to visit a place with such exciting cuisine and culture. Thank you Nami! I bought this tube of Japanese spicy bean paste at Daiso for S$2. I don’t pay too much attention to liquid vs paste itself. Next time I’ll use your suggestion and put in the miso but half or 1/4 the oyster sauce! While the original Shichuan Mapo Tofu is pretty spicy, the Japanese version is usually mild so even children can enjoy it. It was the perfect, silky, soft texture that I wanted. Non spicy ones can be found in a Chinese grocery store as I can’t find on Amazon. This recipe uses a Japanese brand of doubanjiang (spicy hot bean sauce). Check out the ingredients and detailed step-by-step photos on the previous page. Hope you’ll enjoy it. I remember the packages were in my mom’s kitchen pantry too! Add the green onions and mix just before taking the pan off the heat. I haven’t used it since my college days. Many thanks! Hi Jennifer! However, this dish in Chinese cuisine is: https://www.chinasichuanfood.com/yu-xiang-qie-zi-sichuan-eggplant/. So much more satisfying than buying the Cook Do packets. This is a delicious recipe. Will the taste be different ?thanks, It’s kind of important flavor component BUT if you don’t like the taste, you can omit it. Will make again for sure. Combine all the ingredients for Seasonings (2 ½ Tbsp Chili Bean Sauce and/or Broad Bean Paste, 2 Tbsp mirin, 1 Tbsp miso, 1 Tbsp. Thank you, I love your website, so easy to use! Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. I tried the Japanese version (wonderful), but have some vegetarians in my house that love hot, and spicy food as well. Hi Bastien! I love that sauce a lot. Hi Nami! Hi! The texture wise, it’s very similar, so you can add in just like tobanjiang. [recipe] Hope your wife will get to enjoy the non-spicy version next time. Though traditionally both beef and pork seem to be used in the original Chinese version and I just checked my Chinese blogger friends’ mapo tofu recipes and they make it with pork more than beef. Hi Tamir! In Japan the dish is called Mābo-dōfu and uses Chinese seasonings. . I used LKK Black Bean Garlic Sauce and LKK Chili Garlic Sauce. I did have a question about one step in the recipe. I think Korean food must have similar recipe to this Japanese/Chinese mapo tofu using gochujang? This is another recipe that I will add to my weekly rotation. I’m not sure how we need to adjust the flavor though without experimenting… Sorry I can’t help much. This recipe saved me from the brutal withdrawl of moving back to the US from Yokohama. I’m so glad your family enjoyed this recipe. Most Chinese restaurants in Japan serve this and also we also make it at home. . Thank you for trying this recipe! You made it simple enough that I could find and understand the ingredients and realize that it wasn’t too hard to make. Hi Maw! Mélangez et dissolvez bien la fécule de pomme de terre avant de l'ajouter au mapo tofu. Thank you so much for trying this recipe and I’m glad you enjoyed it! Glad to hear that! Mapo Tofu (麻婆豆腐) is Mr. JOC’s all-time favorite dish, and it frequently makes it into my dinner menu rotation. Hi Uraniabce! Please note the difference between doubanjiang and la doubanjiang as the latter includes chili. Here is how to make Cantonese Style Mapo Tofu. I modified this recipe to use Chinese Rice Cooking wine and 1 tsp of sugar and it worked well. Thanks a lot , Hello Emmanuelle! Mapo tofu is a Chinese dish and also popular home cook dish in Japan and we tweak with Japanese seasoning. メッセージどうもありがとう。とてもうれしかったです!. I’m too lazy to toast the peppercorn on the dry pan most of the time, so I can totally live with omitting it. Hi Aino! Thank you so much for trying it and for your kind feedback. . For information about our privacy practices, please visit our website. We don’t offer the information at this time, but hopefully later this year or next year. I hope you enjoy this recipe! Thank you for your kind feedback!! Thank you , Hi Joliza! Wish I could upload a picture to show you how it turned out! How about reducing the oyster sauce and la doubanjiang next time? Or is there some prep required beforehand (for the eggplant)? It is now very famous in Japan and Iron Chef Chen Kenichi continues with that tradition at his … Hi Kate! This post may contain affiliate links. With that, the recipe is just about frying up the aromatics like ginger and garlic, ground meat with the right amount of seasonings. Oh, and the miso I used had dashi in it. I’m so glad you tried this recipe and thanks so much for your kind feedback! I am really looking forward to trying this meal, and have all the listed ingredients for this recipe, but cannot find Doubanjiang (on Amazon it is $31!). For one, it’s vegan so it doesn’t contain any meat. Hi Alice! I’m in heaven <33. Mix it well with chopsticks until the colour is evenly distributed. You’re inspiring! It makes it hard to read and pictures take a longer time to load due to the advertisements. But luckily there’s a small section of an aisle dedicate to Chinese cuisine in the local supermarket. I’m not sure which version you’re interested… but Japanese version is basically same as Mabo Tofu. Oh I never tried mapo tofu with miso ! The special thing about this recipe is that almost all ingredients are used from the Korean kitchen. Thank you for trying this recipe and I’m so happy to hear you like it. Slide the tofu in and cook for 1 minute. The best way to look for a specific recipe or ingredient? Today, a dream came true! Yes, this is it!!! I’m looking forward to adding this delicious recipe into my week night rotation. #asianrecipes #japanesefood #tofurecipes #easydinner | Easy Japanese Recipes at JustOneCookbook.com Are you also doing “grilled” tofu? What would you do to modify a Mapo Tofu spice pack that you would buy at the store. Heat it up until the sauce starts bubbling, then add the tofu and coat the mixture together until the flavors infuse. In terms of taste, this dish also plays in the highest league. Hope that helps! I love this recipe! Recipe by Namiko Chen of Just One Cookbook. I am so sorry for my late response. So happy to hear you enjoyed this recipe! Hi Joe! I am using minced chicken breast meat in this recipe. Once the sauce is back to boiling, add the tofu and gently coat the tofu with the sauce. Serves: 3-4. Whisk miso paste, hot bean sauce and hot water in a bowl. salt; 3 tbsp. We don’t think we’ve linked to other Sichuan-style Mapo Tofu recipes, but here are some of Nami’s blogger friends’ recipes that we trust: https://omnivorescookbook.com/authentic-mapo-tofu/ https://thewoksoflife.com/ma-po-tofu-real-deal/ https://www.chinasichuanfood.com/mapo-tofu-recipe/ We hope this helps! This is why I make the Japanese style mapo tofu… I'm Nami, a Japanese home cook based in San Francisco. Be blessed! Mapo tofu (or ma po tofu) is a very traditional and popular Chinese dish that’s loved all over Japan. I only really got into cooking (real cooking, not just salads!!) Sign up for the free Just One Cookbook newsletter delivered to your inbox! Mince the meat manually is better than using the food processor. Heat a wok and pour in the groundnut oil. Mapo Tofu Mapo tofu has its roots in China, but it's a dish that has become a staple in Japanese households and restaurants. I have made Sichuan-style Mapo Tofu a few times but I never knew there was a Japanse version. But I think it might help others like me if you identified which characters correlated to which condiment. It came out very salty (still edible with rice). Tofu, mushrooms, and eggplant simmered in a spicy, flavorful, umami-rich sauce. not sure what went wrong but unfortunately this recipe as is was way too salty for our family, almost inedible. The mother of one of my friends who is Cambodian was doing this and it was excellent but I can’t find a recipe to reproduce it :-(. If you can’t find deep-fried tofu, you can oven bake firm tofu first too. Hi Carol, Thank you very much for trying this recipe! This is a great hearty dish to please everyone in the family. . We were sorely missing it this winter until I decided to give yours a try and, Nami, you are my hero! Buy our best-selling e-cookbook for 33 more easy and simple recipes! Thank you in advance for your guidance and expertise. There are several ways to make mapo tofu; spicy, mild, oily, lean, chunky, silky. Ingredients. . Bring a large saucepan of water to just below a simmer and season lightly with salt. Hi Yininn! I’m sorry for your bad experience on our site and thank you for your feedback. love! It’s our family’s favorite! Thanks for this quick/easy/delicious recipe that’ll definitely be a constant in our rotation. I made it for lunch today. Hi Ciry! I’m really glad that I found your website/youtube channel, it’s been giving me lots of inspiration when it comes to cooking , こんにちはLiz!どうもありがとう! I’m so glad you are cooking and enjoying Japanese food at home! Take out, then follow this recipe, and add at the same time as tofu to heat up again. Or an alternative? Hi Lily! Thanks again for your inspirational recipes. I’m happy to hear you liked it! . If you make this recipe, snap a pic and hashtag it #justonecookbook — We love to see your creations on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter! I’m so happy to hear that you liked this recipe! I’m looking forward to having this tomorrow, looks lovely. Prep Time: 8 mins. Thanks again. Thank you, Hi September! One of our favorite ways to enjoy this recipe is to top off a bowl of ramen. I ate the mapo tofu with Japanese short-grain brown rice. Unfortunately, no, mapo tofu’s main flavor comes from doubanjiang or la doubanjiang (chili bean sauce). I just made the Mapo Tofu today. I’m eating it right now and I can’t get enough. Japanese mapo tofu is usually much tamer in heat than the Chinese version. I have a question about the meat, have you tried it with ground beef instead ? I bought Dynasty Brand Black Bean Garlic Sauce – can this be used in place of Toubanjan? . Post a photo on instagram & tag @noobcook + #noobcookrecipe! Your email address will not be published. I made it vegetarian with chopped mushrooms instead of pork and everyone in my family loved it. This is not your typical mapo tofu recipe. However, there are minced pork and a vegetarian version as well. I am trying this tonight!! Made it the other night and it was wonderful. I know this is an older recipe, but I absolutely love your recipes! . Looking for gluten-free recipes? Thank you so much for your kind feedback. Darlene, Hi Darlene! Once they are fragrant, add the ground pork and break it up with a spatula or wooden spoon. ☹ For me it was fast and easy to make. Thank you for sharing the tip on poaching the tofu! Hi Nikki! (Read more about ...). PT not fun! Thank you for your kind feedback. Also, depends on the miso brand and miso type, salt content is VERY different. Add cut Tofu and stir gently. I used ‘momen’ tofu, while in the video it looks like ‘kinugoshi’ tofu was used. My kids didn’t eat spicy for a long time (now they can eat more), and I always used non-spicy doubanjiang (see the picture here: https://www.justonecookbook.com/doubanjiang-chili-bean-paste/). The Chinese version typically does not contain the sweet bean sauce. I reduced salt for those who do not cook steamed rice everyday. Add the seasonings and let it boil. sesame oil; 1/2 tsp. I’m in Singapore and not sure if I’ll be able to find broad bean paste. Hi Jane! Thank you! Heat your wok or a small saucepan over low heat. If you have homemade toasted chili oil, you can skip this step. The brand I use is Lee Kum Kee who is a major manufacturer of sauces including oyster sauce. I cooked it for the first time, however my local Asian market didn’t have doubanjiang so I went with the spicier alternative and just added additional potato starch and water while trying to reduce it a bit. I used to use 100% of that when kids were small, but now I do half and half. I won’t pick up just the liquid, or vice versa. Depends on how fat the pork is too. Mapo Tofu is a popular Chinese dish from Sichuan province. It’s also based off the Japanese-style mapo tofu, so it isn’t as spicy or mouth-numbing as its Chinese counterpart. Hi David! In a large frying pan, heat vegetable oil on medium heat and saute garlic and ginger. . But it sounds workable. Japanese-style mapo tofu made without any meat! The original mapo tofu recipe contains minced beef. xo. Mapo tofu is a Chinese dish and also popular home cook dish in Japan and we tweak with Japanese seasoning. This was better than restaurant quality and so easy and quick. Delicious! , I never ate it before I saw from a website(https://www.yumchinesefood.com/mapo-tofu/) which wrote Toufu is good for hypertension, hyperlipidemia, hypercholesterolemia, atherosclerosis, and coronary heart disease. This Japanese Mapo Tofu recipe was cooked using a tube of Japanese doubanjiang (chilli bean paste/豆瓣酱). Move out and drain. Thank you for such detailed recipes and for the step by step pictures – I really appreciate that! I live in Honolulu, Hawaii. , Hi Farid! If you like, sprinkle sanshou (Japanese pepper) powder on top. Hi Emy! I’m so glad we found your site. It’s my family’s Japanese style recipe. Hi Cynthia! I have everything else! Lastly thicken the sauce to desired consistency with cornstarch slurry. Please read my disclosure policy for details. What a wonderful recipe! Mapo tofu is a popular Chinese dish that originated from Sichuan. Thanks! Bring a large amount of water to a boil and then add a pinch of salt. I really like mapo tofu, so I’m going to have to try the recipe the way it’s written, sans meat. Thank you very much for trying this recipe and for your kind feedback! Also, do you have recommendation on how to preserve ladoubanjiang ? In the meantime, I could do double back flips if I could have a knife as sharp and effective as yours. Mapo Tofu Recipe Instructions (Scroll down to the recipe card for the full list of ingredients!) Hi Nami, Your recipe is quick, easy and delicious! Hi Rikki! I am so happy to hear that! Hi CK! Add ground pork and cook until browned. I shall try it next time. SO simple and fast, and more importantly, very delicious! Mapo Tofu (麻婆豆腐) is a fiery Sichuan pork and tofu stir-fry with the hallmark málà balance of tongue tingling and spicy. Hi Anna! When the meat is no longer pink, add the Seasoning mixture and stir thoroughly. So it’s not just the sauce, but tofu affects the overall outcome too. It’s my family’s Japanese style recipe. Especially when this tube does not come with instructions on how to cook. I can barely remember the taste of the sauce… Sorry! I’m so glad you tried this recipe and enjoyed it. Made exactly as Instructed. Hi Destrirani! cooking oil, divided; 1.5 tbsp. Do any other NON spicy brands exist? I am into Japanese culture since I started to fly to Japan in 1984 and my Japanese language skills are around JLPTN4 level. Amazon does not sell the non-spicy broad bean paste, but you can buy a Taiwanese Lian How (岡山) brand at Asian markets or on Walmart (please let me know if you find this brand online). Time: 20 minutes. I used red miso and mirin in my recipe. I love to eat it with raw or steamed vegetables. Parboil the tofu for 1-2 minutes and then drain. oyster sauce, ½ Tbsp soy sauce, 1 tsp sesame oil, 1 tsp corn starch, 4 Tbsp water) in a bowl and mix well together. Author: Elaine. I make this often. … and stir fry until the mince just turned opaque. Happy to hear sub worked out for you. No more prepackaged sauce for me! This is why I make the Japanese style mapo tofu, which is less spicy and has a touch of sweetness. His dad was a pioneer in introducing Szechuwan cooking to Japanese and he is known as a father of Mapo Doufu in Japan because he was apparently the first Chinese man to cook something so spicy as this dish in Japan. Hi Shawn! It is a little hot and has a good taste. The whole family loved it, will be making it again , Hi Mihane! Too many advertisements. If yes, what kind of tofu? Tofu is cooked in a spicy and oily, chili- and bean-based sauce, which lends beautiful bright red color to the dish. They are very different. . So you will be seeing more Japanese recipes using tube sauces in future. I drained it before adding the sauce, but do you keep it in? This easy to follow recipe breaks it down and comes together in under 15 minutes. Ajoutez la fécule de pomme de terre pendant que vous secouez la poêle du et. 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