Friday, 23 December 2011

Mapo Tofu Ramen




Ingredients
  • 200 grams soft tofu, cut into cubes
  • 200 grams ground pork/beef
  • 2 tablespoons cooking oil
  • 2 tablespoons chilli oil
  • 1 tablespoons chilli powder (or more if you like it extra fiery)
  • 1 tablespoons minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoons minced ginger
  • 2 tablespoons chilli-bean paste
  • 2 tablespoons cooking wine
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoons fish sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Szechuan peppercorn powder
  • 1 teaspoon corn flour (mixed with 1 tbs water)
  • Chopped green onions
  • 200 grams ramen noodles, cooked according to package instructions

Instructions

  • Heat 2 tbs oil. Add the minced garlic, ginger and ground pork. Stir fry until fragrant. Add cooking wine, soy sauce and fish sauce.
  • Then add tofu, chilli oil, chilli bean paste, chilli powder and sugar.
  • When it boils, add in the corn flour mixture to thicken the sauce.
  • Serve on top of ramen noodles.
  • Garnish with chopped green onions and Szechuan peppercorn powder. You can also add julienned cucumber and soft-boiled egg.




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5 comments:

  1. Mmmhhh, those look irresistible!

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  2. Ramen FTW! Looks like a fantastic lunch (better than mine today... I went to.... /sniff... McDonalds! Argh, the shame!!!)

    What is "mapo", I was wondering?

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  3. I`m getting hungrrrryy just looking at noodles! It looks wonderful, CG! You remind me about my plan making mie ayam this week. Thanks for the nudge!

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  4. No this is so creative! I love mapo tofu but never thought of combining two recipes together!

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