Mapo Tofu

German Wines and Asian Cuisine

CHINA Mapo Tofu

Wine Recommendation: Riesling Spätlese or Lemberger.



Tofu 400g

Minced pork 100g

Spring onion 1

Chili soybean paste 2 tbsp

Light soy sauce 2 tbsp

Corn starch 1 tbsp

Oil 2 tsp

White pepper 1/2 tsp

Salt 1/2 tsp

Water 100 ml


1. Put minced pork in a small bowl, add white pepper and salt, and marinate for 10 minutes.

2. Cut tofu into cubes of about 2cm. Chop spring onion.

3. Heat a pan with oil over a high heat, add minced pork and stir. When the minced pork turns brown, add chili soybean paste.

4. Add soy sauce and 100ml water.

5. When the sauce boils, add tofu and water until the tofu is covered. Simmer for 5 minutes.

6. Add corn starch, stir quickly.

7. Sprinkle with chopped spring onions.