Mapo Tofu with Spring Onion and Black Beans Recipe


  • Recipe Servings: 2
  • Prep Time: 30 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 Minutes
  • Total Cook Time: 50 Minutes

Traditionally made with beef or pork, this dish is thought to date back to the late nineteenth century. This vegetarian version made with tofu is equally sumptuous and has beautiful textures. You can adjust the spice to suit your own taste and serve it hot.

Ingredients Of Mapo Tofu With Spring Onion And Black Beans

  • 1 tsp chilli bean paste
  • 300 gms diced silken tofu
  • 1/2 tsp sichuan oil
  • 2 Tbsp cooking oil
  • 1 tsp spicy black bean
  • 100 ml water
  • 1/2 tsp dark soy
  • 1/2 tsp red chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp spring onions, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp leeks sliced
  • 2 Tbsp water
  • 1 tsp ginger, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon garlic, chopped

How to Generate Mapo Tofu with Spring Onion and Black Beans

Heat cooking oil and Sichuan oil in wok or pan, then place chili bean paste, spicy black bean, sauté it.

Add ginger, garlic, chili powder and sauté for a while.

Add dark water and soy.

Put silken tofu, leeks, spring onion, and add sugar, let it boil for 2 minutes.

Meanwhile choose a stainless steel jar set potato starch and water to prepare thickening starch .

Adjust the thickening with potato starch and include it.

Serve hot

Essential Ingredients: leeks, potato starch, red chilli powder, dark soy, black bean, tofu, ginger, garlic, sichuen oil


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