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Recipe of Any-night-of-the-week Healthy Mapo Eggplant with Tofu

    Healthy Mapo Eggplant with Tofu. Make a trip to the Asian market and make one of your favorite Chinese food dishes at home! I've been cooking a lot and trying new things and Mapo Tofu is one of our favorite Chinese food dishes. It's the dish that we always order when we go out and the spicier, the better.

    With my own version of authentic mapo tofu with eggplant are out now for you guys to try this chinese amazing dish. This mapo tofu recipe is the true blue, authentic real deal—the spicy, tongue-numbing, rice-is-absolutely-not-optional mapo tofu that you get in the restaurants! Mapo Eggplant is a spin on the Szechuan classic Mapo Tofu.

    Hello everybody, it is me again, Dan, welcome to our recipe page. Today, I’m gonna show you how to prepare a distinctive dish, healthy mapo eggplant with tofu. One of my favorites. For mine, I am going to make it a little bit unique. This is gonna smell and look delicious.

    Make a trip to the Asian market and make one of your favorite Chinese food dishes at home! I've been cooking a lot and trying new things and Mapo Tofu is one of our favorite Chinese food dishes. It's the dish that we always order when we go out and the spicier, the better.

    Healthy Mapo Eggplant with Tofu is one of the most well liked of recent trending foods on earth. It’s appreciated by millions daily. It’s simple, it’s quick, it tastes delicious. They’re nice and they look fantastic. Healthy Mapo Eggplant with Tofu is something which I’ve loved my entire life.

    To get started with this recipe, we must prepare a few ingredients. You can have healthy mapo eggplant with tofu using 19 ingredients and 11 steps. Here is how you can achieve that.

    The ingredients needed to make Healthy Mapo Eggplant with Tofu:

    1. {Take 3 of Eggplants.
    2. {Prepare 1/3 of Carrot.
    3. {Take 1/2 block of Firm tofu.
    4. {Prepare 1/3 of ☆ Japanese leek.
    5. {Get 1 piece of ☆ Ginger.
    6. {Prepare 1 clove of ☆ Garlic.
    7. {Take 1 of to 2 teaspoons ☆ Doubanjiang.
    8. {Prepare 1 dash of ☆ Sansho pepper powder (or sansho peppercorns).
    9. {Take 1 tsp of ◆ Chicken soup stock granules.
    10. {Get 1 tbsp of ◆ Sake.
    11. {Take 1 tbsp of ◆Tian mian jiang (Chinese sweet bean paste).
    12. {Make ready 1 tbsp of ◆ Soy sauce.
    13. {Get 1 tsp of ◆ Oyster sauce.
    14. {Get 200 ml of ◆ Boiling water.
    15. {Take 1 tbsp of + more to finish Sesame oil.
    16. {Make ready 2 tbsp of Vegetable oil.
    17. {Prepare 1 tsp of Soy sauce.
    18. {Make ready 1 of Katakuriko slurry.
    19. {Prepare 1 of Green onions (to finish).

    Silky roasted eggplant is topped with a slightly spicy and garlicky bean sauce with ground The eggplant is roasted right in the wok and adds a depth of flavor that cannot be replicated with tofu. This version is less spicy than the classic Mapo. Mapo tofu (pronounced mapo doufu in Mandarin, 麻婆豆腐) originates from China's Sichuan Province. Legend has it that an old woman in Sichuan was known for serving a delicious tofu dish.

    Instructions to make Healthy Mapo Eggplant with Tofu:

    1. Wrap the tofu in paper towels, put on a heatproof dish and microwave for 2 minutes. Drain off the excess moisture completely..
    2. Cut the eggplant lengthwise into 4 to 8 slices. Soak the slices in water for about 5 minutes then drain well, and pat dry well with paper towels..
    3. Finely chop the leek, ginger and garlic. Thinly slice the green onion you'll be using as topping too..
    4. Cut the carrot in half lengthwise, then slice thinly diagonally. Combine the ◆ ingredients together..
    5. Heat up 1 tablespoon of sesame oil in a wok or frying pan. Add the well drained tofu, and scramble with several cooking chopsticks held together..
    6. Keep scrambling and stir-frying the tofu over medium heat, until the texture resembles ground meat. Add 1 teaspoon of soy sauce and stir-fry quickly. Remove from the pan..
    7. Wipe out the pan, add some vegetable oil and heat up again. Add the eggplant and stir-fry over medium heat. When the eggplant is wilted and has started to brown, take it out..
    8. Heat up the pan again, add all the ☆ ingredients and stir-fry over medium heat. When it's fragrant add the carrot and continue stir-frying..
    9. When the carrot has wilted, re-add the cooked tofu and eggplant and stir-fry quickly. Add the combined ◆ ingredients and simmer over low heat for about 2 minutes..
    10. When the sauce has reduced a bit, add some katakuriko dissolved in water to thicken the sauce. Swirl in some sesame oil to finish..
    11. Transfer to serving plates, top with the green onions and it's done. If you like it more spicy, you can drizzle on some ra-yu spicy sesame oil..

    Eggplant Mapo Tofu With Chicken Stock, Cornstarch, Low Sodium Soy Sauce, Granulated Sugar, Sesame Oil, Garlic, Minced Ginger, Green Onions, Bean Paste, Sichuan Peppercorns, Bean Sauce, Silken Tofu, Chinese Eggplant, Eggplant, Brown Rice. Mapo tofu is one of the top ten famous Chinese dishes and enjoys a high popularity among not only Chinese people but also many western countries. At the very beginning, Mapo tofu is named after its creator. It is recorded that there is a couple who own a restaurant mainly selling vegetarian dishes. This is a healthier version of the classic mapo tofu, using lean ground chicken instead of ground pork and making tofu, the star of the dish.

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