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Tomato Mapo Doufu with Minced Chicken

Tomato Mapo Doufu with Minced Chicken

The minced chicken and tomato are seasoned simply, but they make a hearty mapo doufu dish. This is a good dish to make if you want to use up a can of tomatoes.

Ingredients: 2-3 servings

Ground chicken
200 g
Tofu (firm)
1 block
Canned tomatoes
1/2 can
Green onions or scallions
1
Ginger
1 thumbtip-sized knob
Garlic
1 clove
Doubanjiang
1 teaspoon
※ Sake
1 tablespoon
※ Soy sauce
1 1/2 tablespoons
※ Oyster sauce
1 tablespoon
※ Sugar
1 tablespoon
※ Vinegar
1/2 tablespoon
Katakuriko
1 tablespoon

Steps

1. Drain the water from the tofu and dice into 36 cubes. Drain the canned tomatoes and finely chop the green onion, ginger and garlic.
2. Heat vegetable oil in a pan and fry the green onion, ginger and garlic until fragrant. Add the meat and fry. When it has browned, add the doubanjiang and fry some more.
3. Add the tomatoes and tofu, then the ※ ingredients and bring to a boil.
4. Dissolve the katakuriko in 1 tablespoon of water and add to thicken.

Story Behind this Recipe

I always need to use up a can of tomatoes, and but I still wanted to make an Asian-style dish. I simply used the ingredients that I had in my fridge.