mapo tofu japanese recipe

Unfortunately, such ingredients are a rarity in my country, so I buy them online. . They are very different. . Thanks a lot , Hello Emmanuelle! Hi Brandi! Thank you! The Japanese variant of the dish, is called ‘Mabo Tofu’. This is now one of my regular recipes. Serving with vegetables sounds wonderful. Love all your recipes and hope to visit Japan one day as I have always wanted to visit a place with such exciting cuisine and culture. Thank you for your kind feedback. Kikkoman Cookbook mainly introduces Japanese dishes using Kikkoman Soy Sauce. I’m familiar with Youki brand of Toubanjiang and I think we can get it in our Japanese grocery stores here. xo. I guess one of the downsides of living in Japan is that one becomes so used to great produce that you become allergic to “gaikoku tabemono” so to speak. Add ground pork and cook until browned. I bought the tube from Daiso, but it’s not a Daiso brand so it’s probably available at the Japanese supermarkets too. Thank you very much for your feedback! Hi Cynthia! It was fantastic – so flavorful, and refreshing with the ginger. Thank you for trying this recipe! I have a vegetarian friend and was wondering if I could just use tofu instead of the meat? The texture wise, it’s very similar, so you can add in just like tobanjiang. Use chopsticks to stir in a circular motion to mix in the hot bean sauce until the meat is evenly coated. Check the 岡山 brand (manufacturer is in the Bay Area). Gather all the ingredients. Incredibly flavorful with garlic, ground pork and chili bean sauce but less spicy than the Sichuan-style Mapo Tofu, this tofu dish makes a lovely one meal dish that even children can enjoy! neutral-flavored oil (vegetable, canola, etc), (227 g; or any other meat/veggies of your choice), I use 1 ½ Tbsp Doubanjiang (non-spicy) and 1 Tbsp Ladoubanjigang (spicy). Hi CK! . . Thank you Nami! In a large frying pan, heat vegetable oil on medium heat and saute garlic and ginger. This Japanese Mapo Tofu recipe was cooked using a tube of Japanese doubanjiang (chilli bean paste/豆瓣酱). Also, if I wanted to add Japanese eggplant to this recipe, should I just cut it and add it along with the other ingredients? , I only recently started getting into Japanese cuisine(Asian themed restaurants are incredibly scarce in my area so I’m making my own), I have tried some of your other recipes as well, it’s difficult to find some of the ingredients in my country, I can only order them online but oh it was worth it. Add a pinch of salt to a pot of boiling water. Mabo Nasu in Japan is actually Japanese style, and it’s same sauce as Mabo Tofu. Will make again for sure. My kids can now take slightly spicier doubanjiang but I still mix both when I make mapo tofu. ©2020 Just One Cookbook, All Rights Reserved. It’s comforting, texturally beautiful and incredibly tasty. Thank you so much for trying this recipe and I’m glad you enjoyed it! Great recipe for Mabo Dofu (Tofu) Japanese Style. As I mentioned above, Japanese Mabo Dofu doesn’t include any chili or peppercorn. Thank you for your kind feedback. You’re inspiring! Buy our best-selling e-cookbook full of 33 easy and simple Japanese recipes! Doubanjiang (spicy chili bean sauce/broad bean paste), Spinach Ohitashi (Japanese Spinach Salad) ほうれん草のお浸し, Cucumber Salad with Sesame Soy Vinaigrette きゅうりのごま酢和え, https://www.japancentre.com/en/products/955-kikkoman-broad-bean-chilli-paste, https://www.asianfoodgrocer.com/asian-food/sauces-seasoning/chinese-sauces/uc-hot-bean-sauce, https://www.yumchinesefood.com/mapo-tofu/, https://www.justonecookbook.com/goya-champuru/, https://omnivorescookbook.com/authentic-mapo-tofu/, https://thewoksoflife.com/ma-po-tofu-real-deal/, https://www.chinasichuanfood.com/mapo-tofu-recipe/. You can also serve the Mapo Tofu on a rice bowl, making it Mapo Tofu donburi. Add tofu cubes. Mapo Tofu (Mabo Dofu 麻婆豆腐) - Today’s dinner is Japanese version Mapo Tofu. The Japanese have our very own version of Mapo Tofu (my recipe here), and if you enjoy the dish, you will most certainly enjoy Mapo Eggplant. Yes, you can use tofu – I recommend using firm tofu (but drain well too) or deep-fried tofu (if you can find in an Asian grocery store). Also, Japanese-style mapo tofu uses sake as a secret ingredient to add flavor to the mapo tofu. I know this is an older recipe, but I absolutely love your recipes! A very comforting Szechuan Chinese dish. . The original mapo tofu recipe contains minced beef. Ireally enjoyed it and will certainly make it again. Good tofu is really delicious… I wish I can send tofu from Japan… . Thanks for this recipe! Happy to hear sub worked out for you. Thank you for substituting the meat to make vegetarian-friendly version with this recipe! I could only find the chilli bean paste in the store, I suppose it’s fine to make this using only that one? It’s really great to eat hot and spicy Mapo Tofu in hot summer to avoid summer heat fatigue! It’s our family’s favorite! The water released from the tofu also dilute the slurry mixture and it won’t be tasty. So much healthier and better tasting than the store packaged version. メッセージどうもありがとう。とてもうれしかったです!. A mix of both works well, as you suggested, though just Doubanjiang was nice when I didn’t want this to be spicy. Hi Shawn! Hi Alice! Mapo tofu (麻婆豆腐) is named after its inventor Mapo (means pockmarked elderly lady) who ran a small restaurant over a century ago in Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan province. )… I guess you can try different Asian grocery stores… I couldn’t find it online too. Hi Cynthia! But this works with any type – and it’s really a personal preference when it comes to miso. Yield: 2 servings. UGH. An easy mapo tofu recipe that creates the authentic taste of China. Unfortunately we’ve moved back to australia from Japan and trying to find proper japanese ingredients that don’t make us sick is near impossible . Bring a large amount of water to a boil and then add a pinch of salt. Hope you will like this recipe and will try again with miso next time! It is a little hot and has a good taste. I am using minced chicken breast meat in this recipe. , I was wondering if you knew how to make Mabo Nasu… I loved this recipe and was happy that my little one loved it. I’m happy to hear you liked it! I use to order this in Chinese restaurants in Japan but never made it at home. Enjoy your taste with Kikkoman Soy Sauce! Too many advertisements. I think it’s best with your method than dropping soy sauce. Hi Audrius! 2. We’ll include your feedback and will consider how we run our ads. Hi Maw! If so which one do you like the most as for the taste ? I am surprised to see miso in the seasoning! This easy to follow recipe breaks it down and comes together in … Ingredients. I added pickled Chinese vegetables and 6 ground Sichuan peppercorns and it was as amazing! Once the sauce is back to boiling, add the tofu and gently coat the tofu with the sauce. I’m looking forward to having this tomorrow, looks lovely. Mar 15, 2020 - Explore Dolly Nix's board "Mapo tofu recipe" on Pinterest. now I like to eat it. Thank you! I’ve already finished shooting the recipe, so I’ll post it when I finish writing it. I’m in heaven <33. But remember, tofu has so much moisture content that it also dilute the mapo tofu. Oh, and the miso I used had dashi in it. I used to use 100% of that when kids were small, but now I do half and half. Many thanks! Thank you so much for trying this recipe. I know the combination is a bit unexpected but I promise you this dish is mouth-watering delicious. I bought Dynasty Brand Black Bean Garlic Sauce – can this be used in place of Toubanjan? Any place online where you can buy doubanjiang? How about reducing the oyster sauce and la doubanjiang next time? Would like to know if it is possible to use the spicy hot Korean “gochujang” paste which I already have a partially used jar as a substitute for “doubanjiang” sauce to try making your Mapo Tofu recipe. Will the taste be different ?thanks, It’s kind of important flavor component BUT if you don’t like the taste, you can omit it. It’s a saucy dish made of key ingredients such as minced pork, soft tofu and spicy chili bean sauce (doubanjiang). The ever popular Sichuan Mapo Tofu! But luckily there’s a small section of an aisle dedicate to Chinese cuisine in the local supermarket. I love all his recipes, especially his famous Mapo Tofu or Mapo Doufu. Hope this helps! Hi Lisa! Thank you for trying this recipe! Just made this for the first time and all I can say is… WOW!!! Mapo tofu (麻婆豆腐, ma po dou fu) is one of the most popular classic Sichuan dishes. Here is how to make Cantonese Style Mapo Tofu. I made it with ground turkey and I was worried it would be bland, but it was very flavorful. Hi Kate! Your email address will not be published. I actually had a craving for mapo tofu but did not want to buy the boxed mix because of they are spicy. Whisk the sauce ingredients in a bowl and set aside, making sure the miso & … Unfortunately, no, mapo tofu’s main flavor comes from doubanjiang or la doubanjiang (chili bean sauce). 1. Hi Angelo! I share my favorite miso here that I use in my recipes (unless I specify other kinds): https://www.justonecookbook.com/miso/, I love how you modify a Japanese curry sauce cubes to add extra flavor. Thanks! Get this really hot and fry the pork until it’s crispy. Mince the meat manually is better than using the food processor. And you can defrost to combine with tofu in the pan to finish cooking… but you can’t freeze mapo tofu. Yes! Thank you. Thank you. And very delicious! … and stir fry until the mince just turned opaque. It’s similar to tantanmen noodles, another Japanese-modified version of a Sichuan recipe called dan dan noodles. , The doubanjiang that is NOT spicy is one on very right in this picture: https://www.justonecookbook.com/doubanjiang-chili-bean-paste/. I’m glad to hear you enjoyed this recipe! Yep, no more packaged sauce! Tofu, mushrooms, and eggplant simmered in a spicy, flavorful, umami-rich sauce. Way too spicey for my wife. Hi Ciry! First, we toast the chilies. I misread the recipe and added the chili sauce. Look for the mushroom sauce in the same place you’d find the oyster sauce. Or perhaps I’m buying the wrong ingredient! I am trying this tonight!! . I am a huge fan of mapo tofu, and I have enjoyed your recipe the most. Design by. If you want to meal prep, you can make the meat sauce separately and freeze. I’m so happy to hear you are trying (tried) to make this dish. I’m so happy to hear you enjoy my recipes and thank you for your kind words! Where can I get the Doubanjiang ( non-spicy)?? I’m so glad to hear you enjoyed this recipe! I have made Sichuan-style Mapo Tofu a few times but I never knew there was a Japanse version. ‘Mabo Dofu’ has been adapted to Japanese tastes and it is quite popular. . Love the videos and photos, too. Just click on the Dietary box and you’ll find all my gluten-free recipes… I’m so glad you enjoyed it! The first thing I do when buying a new sauce is a taste test so that I can figure out how to use it. I love your work! Have fun exploring the 700+ classic & modern Japanese recipes I share with step-by-step photos and How-To YouTube videos. Oh my gosh this dish was amazing! . Hi Nami! Cut the tofu into small cubes. I only really got into cooking (real cooking, not just salads!!) Most Chinese restaurants in Japan serve this and also we also make it at home. Recommend this recipe for. Thank you so much for asking! So much more satisfying than buying the Cook Do packets. I’m pretty much sure I only ate it with beef so far even at restaurants, so I was curious as we rarely use ground pork here. I am so sorry for my late response. I served Asparagus tonight, but wondered if there was something else that goes well… Thank you so much for your website! Please read my disclosure policy for details. It’s a saucy dish made of key ingredients such as minced pork, soft tofu and spicy chili bean sauce (doubanjiang). A delicious meal ready in 30 minutes that even children can enjoy! I love this recipe! I really like mapo tofu, so I’m going to have to try the recipe the way it’s written, sans meat. I want to try this for my kids it looks so good and not spicy! Japanese people love to make their own mapo tofu at home, which has helped it become a staple of Japanese … . As far as healthy Japanese recipes go, mapo tofu is a great dish for vegetarians (just leave out the pork mince) and meat eaters alike. Your email address will not be published. Hi Rachel! Hi Aleks, I’ve used ‘Mushroom Stir Fry sauce’ as a substitute for oyster sauce to great success. I’m very sorry to hear about your bicycle accident. I saw this recipe on the Just One Cookbook Facebook page and just had to give it a try. Feel free to adjust the recipe to suit your own family’s tastes. In fact, if you don’t have the energy to make the real mapo tofu (though if you do, we highly recommend checking out our homemade mapo tofu recipe, a pre-made spice packet for mapo tofu is the quickest way to get that restaurant-style look and flavor! Recommend this recipe for. Heat a wok or a deep fry pan over high heat. I make sure I pick up enough paste part. You can purchase on Amazon: http://amzn.to/1TuWkik (I can only find Ladoubanjiang though). My kids started from non-spicy to now half spicy and half non-spicy version. Is there a website you recommend that I can purchase? I was trying to match what I found in the store with the characters, but I had a difficult time because I wasn't sure which characters were the non-spicy one. I’m so happy to hear you tried this recipe and your family enjoyed it! I’ve never been to Ban Rai Tei. Mélangez doucement le mapo tofu … I used a chinese fermented cubes of soybean paste (which I had in my refrigerator) instead of doubanjiang. Hi Deane! I’m really glad that I found your website/youtube channel, it’s been giving me lots of inspiration when it comes to cooking , こんにちはLiz!どうもありがとう! I’m so glad you are cooking and enjoying Japanese food at home! Hi Nami, I want to print this recipe, is it possible, I don’t see a printer friendly link. Editor’s Note: The post was originally published in January 29, 2011. Yeah, sorry I don’t have that function here. I don’t think it makes much of a difference at all. Mapo Tofu originated in China and it is very popular in Japan. Miso is kind of important in this dish – how about reducing oyster sauce a bit – it’s quite salty so you can definitely cut down. Dear Nami! Since there is no additional salt added in the recipe, the saltiness can be from different condiments you use compared to Nami’s. I’m so happy to hear your 90-year-old mother enjoyed it! The fermented beans give amazing umami; therefore, please do not substitute. Next time I’ll use your suggestion and put in the miso but half or 1/4 the oyster sauce! Sometimes vinegar or sugar is added. I’m so happy you enjoyed cooking this recipe! Parboil the tofu for 1-2 minutes and then drain. The Sichuan peppercorns give the signature addicting numbing kick. Combine all the ingredients for Seasonings (2 ½ Tbsp Chili Bean Sauce and/or Broad Bean Paste, 2 Tbsp mirin, 1 Tbsp miso, 1 Tbsp. First, we toast the chilies. Is it ok to leave that out? I am! xo, Hi can I omit the doubanjiang chili bean paste? Hi Carol, Thank you very much for trying this recipe! If you go to an Asian store, most of “doubanjiang” may include chili already (you can tell the color is more red than dark brown). Yes, I hope you get to visit Japan one day too. In Japan, Mapo Tofu is called Mabo Dofu and it’s written either as 麻婆豆腐 or マーボー豆腐 in Japanese. I have tried many many mapo tofu recipe and love experimenting with different flavor combinations in my own kitchen. In Japan the dish is called Mābo-dōfu and uses Chinese seasonings. comment: Mapo tofu originated in China, but we made this Japanese-style recipe which uses Japanese seasonings. Hi Cindy! Thank you so much! That looks DELICIOUS! I use 75% so it’s pretty oily for me, but I don’t remove the liquid as it’s part of deliciousness. Thank you, Hi September! It’s the Japanese version! We are glad to hear you enjoyed it!. As for ladoubanjiang, you keep it in the fridge right? Depends on how fat the pork is too. In your blog post, can you identify which jar is which condiment? Could you please tell me the truth? Looking for gluten-free recipes? I’ve recently started trying to cook Japanese cuisine and have been loving your website. Mince the garlic cloves and ginger finely. If you're a bit on the fence about tofu, this is definitely one of the best 'gateway tofu' dishes. Yeah all your variation of ingredients doesn’t make a huge difference. Good evening Nami-chan, Hoping you’re doing well with physical therapy for your shoulder! Thank you so much for reading my blog! Thank you so much for trying this recipe and for your kind feedback. First, I marinated the mince pork (or chicken) in 1 tsp of the hot bean sauce and sesame oil. For the spicy version I actually used Korean Chilli Bean Paste – I had these from the Vegetable Ramen I made a few times already in February. I thought it was delicious! So sorry for my late response. It’s very delicious. This particular recipe is not spicy but you can enjoy the flavor of mapo tofu. If you have homemade toasted chili oil, you can skip this step. . Thank you for your kind feedback. I previously saw tip elsewhere to poach the tofu before adding to the recipe. Hi September! Cooked this last night! Thanks for this quick/easy/delicious recipe that’ll definitely be a constant in our rotation. But I did have one question! I’m not surprised it’s a favorite in your family! However, there are minced pork and a vegetarian version as well. Hi Kristin! I grew up eating mapo tofu with pork, so I actually never cooked with beef before. I’m sure it tastes good with gochujang! Thank you so much! In the meantime, I could do double back flips if I could have a knife as sharp and effective as yours. Thank you for your kind feedback. We dont eat spicy, what alternative i can use? We hope you can adjust the amount of condiment for your liking and enjoy the recipe.. Hi BB! It’s my family’s Japanese style recipe. Hi Treena! Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. Buy our best-selling e-cookbook for 33 more easy and simple recipes! It has a spicy, pungent, and appetizing flavor that goes perfectly with steamed rice. I failed to find it online too:( Will greatly appreciate any suggestion!!! I read this recipe a few weeks ago, and it also had a link for the Shichuan Mapo Tofu. Let us know how it goes! Are there any other brands you know of that are gluten free? Mapo Tofu originated in China and it is very popular in Japan. Lastly thicken the sauce to desired consistency with cornstarch slurry. I hope you enjoy my Japanese Mapo Tofu! Required fields are marked *. Mapo Tofu Recipe Instructions (Scroll down to the recipe card for the full list of ingredients!) Thanks again. I used to use Cook Do packets back in college days, but this homemade recipe is far better than those convenient packages. xo, Simply delicious! All images and content on this site are copyright protected. Simmer contents for 2 minutes. Yes, that is helpful. , Hi Farid! Ohh that sounds delicious! Time: 20 minutes. Drain the tofu and cut into about 1 inch (2.5 cm) cubes. It’s my family’s Japanese style recipe. Hi, I really love ur recipes. It’s your own little theatre workshop. When combined with steamed rice we call it “ma-bou don.” Add more doubanjiang if you like spicy food! Heat it up until the sauce starts bubbling, then add the tofu and coat the mixture together until the flavors infuse. Hi Janice! . . Thanks to Chef Chen, Mapo Tofu, Ebi Chili (Chili Prawns エビチリ), and Stir-Fried Pork and Bell Peppers (Chin-jao ro-su 青椒肉絲)  are just a few widely well-known Chinese dishes in Japan. I put it on egg sandwiches with cheese and cilantro. SO sorry for my late response. No change for the recipe. Is “soy bean paste ” OK? So happy to hear you enjoyed this recipe! It’s easy dish to make, so you will enjoy your favorite dish more frequently at home! Mr. JOC and our son LOVES this mapo tofu recipe and I always come to this recipe to make every single mapo tofu I make at home. And there is no Doubanjiang or pepper involved in Chinese version. My family loved it! Hope your wife will get to enjoy the non-spicy version next time. However, this dish can be prepared easily with typical Asian/Japanese ingredients. Hey! Only problem for me is that I tend to eat more rice to recover from the burn. Having one good knife is all we need. どうもありがとうございます Helga, こんにちは、ヘルガさん! Thank you so much for following me for a long time! Please do not use my images without my permission. I can’t wait to dive in to my (now 4th) batch of it in the last month. My wife on the other hand. Besides adding more aromatics (garlic, ginger, green onions etc), I can’t think of adding extra condiment to that packaged sauce. I’m doing home exercising diligently so I can get back to my kitchen! Thank you for your kind words! I’m so glad you tried this recipe and thanks so much for your kind feedback! Traditionally made with pork and tofu in a thick flavorful and spicy sauce. I miss Yokohama too… . Hi Nami! . Here it is Mapo doufu https://imgur.com/gallery/4RQIoSx, Hi Ken! How to prepare the authentic mapo tofu 1. Hi Destrirani! Thanks so much for your kind feedback! Thank you for trying this recipe and I’m so happy to hear you like it. In terms of taste, this dish also plays in the highest league. (near ingredients list) Thank you!, Hi Geneviève! I like it almost–almost–as much as Okinawan-style bitter melon (https://www.justonecookbook.com/goya-champuru/). I am using minced chicken breast meat in this recipe. Once they are fragrant, add the ground pork and break it up with a spatula or wooden spoon. In terms of taste, this dish also plays in the highest league. The special thing about this recipe is that almost all ingredients are used from the Korean kitchen. Hi Laura! If you’d like to share this recipe on your site, please re-write the recipe and link to this post as the original source. . I usually use awase miso (which means a combination of white and red miso) or Koji miso (more koji inside). We started with doubanjiang as my kids couldn’t eat any spice (and me too). I don’t pay too much attention to liquid vs paste itself. Thank you so much for trying it and for your kind feedback. I usually love the recipes in the site, but this came out way too salty for my taste, although I even cut down on the doubanjiang. Thank you for trying recipes from our website! I drained it before adding the sauce, but do you keep it in? 450 g soft tofu,I am using Szechuan tender lushui tofu; 100 g minced meat-beef or pork; 1/2 tbsp. Thank you so much! I only have dashi iri miso paste. Do you have any nutrition information on this reccipe? I was hoping to find the non-spicy version, but will try this. I’ll definitely give it a try! Hi Bastien! Thank you very much for trying this recipe and for your kind feedback! Always tricky to include miso as it varies so much. After I cooked the pork, I noticed there was quite a bit of oil and liquid in the pan. We ate at Ban Rai Tei in Chinatown at least twice a month because of a wonderful addiction to their Mapo. The brand I use is Lee Kum Kee who is a major manufacturer of sauces including oyster sauce. . . You’re talking about a Cookdo package? Easily search for various recipes for fried, stewed and other foods. Do check out the recipes gallery for cooking inspiration. That’s what you will need to use for non-spicy version. I made this using chicken thigh I ground in the foodprocessor. Eggplant absorbs lots of oil, so keep that in mind. It’s included in this sauce too, but classic Mapo Tofu seasonings require that fermented broad bean paste (Dobanjiang)…. Mapo tofu has always been my favourite Chinese dish. I ended up getting one that matched one of the jars, but then it was spicy, and I have bad heartburn so I have to avoid most spicy foods. The Chinese version typically does not contain the sweet bean sauce. This is why I make the Japanese style mapo tofu, which is less spicy and has a touch of sweetness. This video will show you how to make Mabo Tofu (Mapo Tofu), Tofu in a garlicky, spicy meat sauce. , なみ-さん、こんにちは、 This is Helga from Nice,France.I am following your site for a long time now.I am very busy as a flight attendant so I did not have time yet to write to you.Now I have time,as I have to stay home for quite a time because due to a bicycle accident I broke my foot and my arm. You can use any favourite brand of Japanese-style (or even Chinese) hot bean sauce and adjust the seasonings to taste accordingly. First, mix all the seasoning ingredients in a bowl (bean paste, mirin, miso, sesame oil and depending on your taste, oyster sauce and soy sauce, corn starch and water). The whole family loved it, will be making it again , Hi Mihane! Not spicy at all, but that can be easily fixed. I can’t wait to eat ^o^, Hi Morgan! I only used ladoubanjan, which was perfect because I like it spicy. I never change a thing, as we really like the flavors. Hi KADO! Actually, I did change two minor things: 1. . Combine all the ingredients for Seasonings (2 ½ Tbsp Chili Bean Sauce and/or Broad Bean Paste, 2 Tbsp mirin, 1 Tbsp miso, 1 Tbsp. Add the seasonings and let it boil. An easy mapo tofu recipe that creates the authentic taste of China. Hope that helps! not sure what went wrong but unfortunately this recipe as is was way too salty for our family, almost inedible. I can barely remember the taste of the sauce… Sorry! ‘ katakuriko ’ ( potato starch ) instead of doubanjiang Chinese version Japanese dishes using soy... A Chinese dish but it is potato starch ) instead of corn starch to the... 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