Tofu Steak in Mapo Sauce

Tofu Steak in Mapo Sauce

A mildly spicy Chinese dish.

Cooking time
25 minutes
  • Nutrition facts are for one serving.

Ingredients(Servings: 4)

Ingredients(Servings: 4)

2 blocks

1 tbsp

1 piece

2/3 stick

2 tbsp

200 g (7 oz)

2 tsp

1 tbsp

1 tbsp

proper amount


a dash


  1. Slice the tofu in half, then once again width-wise forming four thin blocks. Heat sesame seed oil in a fry pan and and brown both ends.
  2. Finely chop the spring onion and garlic.
  3. Heat sesame oil in a wok and cook pork until it is evenly broken apart and starts to brown. Add in the chopped spring onion and garlic and continue to cook for a minute or so while stirring. Finally, add in the tobanjan and tian mian jiang and finish cooking.
  4. Pour in 200 ml (7 oz) of water and (A) and allow to simmer for 2-3 minutes. Next, mix the starch with 2 tbsp of water, pour in and stir until the sauce thickens.
  5. Arrange the tofu from (1) on a plate, pour on (4) and finally decorate with the cilantro.

Cooking Basics

Japanese long onion - finely chopped

Remove the roots of the Japanese long onion, and insert vertical cuts. Then chop up finely at right angles from end to end.

Garlic - mincing

Remove the skin of the garlic clove, and cut vertically in half. Then remove the core, slice thinly cut-side down without cutting as far as the base part, and lay the knife flat and insert horizontal cuts. Finally, mince from end to end.


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