Photo: Cantonese-Style Mapo Tofu

This tofu is seeped in umami and spice.

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

Ingredients(Servings: 2)

1 block (300 g / 10.6 oz.)

100 g (3.5 oz.)

1 clove

1 Tbsp


1 Tbsp

2 Tbsp

1 tsp

300 ml (10.1 fl. oz.)

(B)Potato Starch Solution

1 Tbsp


  1. Cut the tofu into 2 cm (0.8 in.) cubes. Mince 1/2 of the long onion and coarsely chop up the remainder. Mince the garlic.
  2. Heat the vegetable oil in a fry pan, add in and sauté the garlic and long onion (minced). Once fragrant, add in the ground pork and cook through.
  3. Add (A) and the tofu to (2) and turn the heat to high. Once boiling, simmer over medium heat for about 5 minutes. Add in the potato starch solution to thicken the cooking liquids.
  4. Serve (3) into bowls and sprinkle on the long onion (coarsley chopped).