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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 187.1
  • Total Fat: 13.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.2 mg
  • Sodium: 561.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 9.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.7 g
  • Protein: 9.1 g

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Ma-Po Tofu (Food Network)

Submitted by: DIALMELO

Introduction

Chinese, vegetarian dish that is hot and spicy. Served with steamed white rice. Chinese, vegetarian dish that is hot and spicy. Served with steamed white rice.
Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    1/4 cup chicken broth
    2 tablespoons hot bean paste
    2 tablespoons soy sauce
    Kosher salt
    1 pound regular or soft (not silken) tofu, drained and cut into 1/2-inch cubes
    1 1/2 to 2 tablespoons corn, peanut or canola oil
    1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon finely minced garlic
    1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon finely minced peeled ginger
    1 tablespoon cornstarch dissolved in 2 tablespoons water
    1 1/2 teaspoons Japanese sesame oil
    1/2 to 1 teaspoon toasted sansho powder
    3 tablespoons thinly sliced scallions
    Accompaniment: steamed rice

Directions

Makes 3-4 servings

To make the sauce: Stir together broth, bean paste, soy sauce, and kosher salt. Set aside.

To poach the tofu: Slide tofu into a saucepan of simmering water and keep at a bare simmer while stir-frying rest of dish.


To finish the stir-fry: Stir reserved sauce. Drain tofu in a large sieve and slide into sauce, stirring gently.

Stir cornstarch mixture and add to stir-fry. Bring to a boil, stirring gently, and cook until thickened and glossy, about 15 seconds.

Turn off heat and sprinkle with sesame oil, sansho powder, to taste, and 2 tablespoons scallion. Stir once or twice, then serve sprinkled with remaining tablespoon scallion.


Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user DIALMELO.






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  • How the hell is this vegetarian when the first ingredient is CHICKEN BROTH?!? I would be beyond upset to find out that someone served this to me with chicken broth in it. EPIC FAIL. - 8/6/11

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