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Mapo Tofu


This particular dish is a classic Chinese Shichuan cuisine. Its main highlight is the flavorful chili bean sauce that perfectly complements the Tofu. For those who prefer a meatless meal, simply omitting the pork mince transforms it into a delectable vegetarian dish.

  • Fry the pork mince in oil until it turns light brown (optional)
  • Add one and a half tablespoons of chili bean sauce (Lee Kum kee) to the medium-heated oil, and stir for one minute.
  • add Tofu and one cup of water, and cook for 5 minutes. stir gently.
  • resolve one teaspoon of corn flour in two tablespoons of cold water. Pour into the tofu, and stir until it thickens.


  • If you can take spicy, add dry chilies and Sichuan pepper powder to the bean sauce and fry with the oil.

Key ingredient: Lee Kum Kee Chili bean sauce

chilli bean sauce


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