Ma–Po Tofu (Spicy Bean Curd with Beef)
Ma–Po Tofu (Spicy Bean Curd with Beef)
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  • Summary

    This spicy Sichuan dish gets its layers of flavor from two different types of heat: fiery chiles and mildly numbing Sichuan peppercorns.

    Ingredients

    • 1 teaspoon Sichuan peppercorns
    • 1 1/2 pounds soft (not silken) tofu, cut into 1-inch cubes
    • 2 tablespoons Chinese hot bean paste (also called chili bean sauce)*
    • 1 tablespoon Chinese black-bean paste or sauce*
    • 4 tablespoons oyster sauce
    • 2 tablespoons Asian chili powder*
    • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
    • 1/4 cup peanut oil
    • 4 ounces ground beef
    • 1 (1/4-inch) piece fresh ginger, minced (about 1 teaspoon)
    • 2 cloves garlic, minced
    • 1 scallion (white and green parts), thinly sliced on diagonal
    • 1/4 cup Shaohsing rice wine
    • 1 medium leek (white and pale green parts only), washed, halved lengthwise, and cut into 1/2-inch slices (about 1/2 cup)
    • 1/2 cup chicken stock or low-sodium chicken broth
    • 1 tablespoon light soy sauce
    • 1 tablespoon dark soy sauce
    • 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped (optional)
    • *Available at Asian markets and in the Asian section of some supermarkets

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 842 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 57 g 87.16%
    • Saturated Fat: 7 g 35.99%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 21 mg 7.09%
    • Sodium: 1722 mg 71.77%
    • Calcium: 1195 mg 119.55%
    • Potassium: 647 mg 18.49%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 6 mg 33.15%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 40 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 8 g 31.44%
    • Sugar: 5 g
    • Protein: 47 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 5 g
    • Vitamin A 30.64%
    • Vitamin C 2.42%
    • Vitamin D 0.21%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat9
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch2
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat6
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total5 oz-eq

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