Recipe: Ma Po Tofu

This Szechuan dish is popular the world over. It is supposed to be named after the old woman with a pock marked face who created it. Full flavoured and easy to prepare.


Ingredients

1 packet soft tofu
1 jar Wing Yip Spicy Szechuan Sauce
230g minced pork
1 red chilli (fine dice)
2 spring onions (fine sliced)
1 tsp minced garlic paste
2 tbsp peanut or vegetable oil
Seasoning
2 tsp Wing Yip Light Soy Sauce
1 tsp Wing Yip Sesame Oil

Cooking Method

Serves 2

Season minced pork with 2 tsp light soy and 1 tsp sesame oil.

Dice tofu into 1cm cubes (handle gently).

Heat oil in a wok and quickly add minced garlic. and minced pork.

Stir well with a metal spatula, breaking the clumps of pork.

When pork is partially cooked add Wing Yip Spicy Szechuan Sauce and continue cooking for 5 minutes.

When pork is cooked add diced tofu and cook for further 2 minutes, allowing tofu to absorb sauce.

Just before removing from the heat GENTLY stir in onions.

Garnish with more sliced spring onions.