Hope you’ll enjoy it. Thanks for letting me know Doug! Heat it up until the sauce starts bubbling, then add the tofu and coat the mixture together until the flavors infuse. The brand I use is from Taiwan, I think, but can you find 豆板醤 without chili in it (so it’s not red, more brown)? So glad you like it too! This Vegan Japanese-Style Mapo Tofu is intensely savoury, comforting and warming, and super easy to make! I read this recipe a few weeks ago, and it also had a link for the Shichuan Mapo Tofu. In Japanese grocery stores, you can find convenient ready-to-eat sauces for these popular dishes. Thank you for your kind feedback. Absolutely delicious. I LOVE gochujang! , I never ate it before I saw from a website(https://www.yumchinesefood.com/mapo-tofu/) which wrote Toufu is good for hypertension, hyperlipidemia, hypercholesterolemia, atherosclerosis, and coronary heart disease. Please let me know! Vegetarian Tofu Hambagu(Japanese Hamburger Steak), Kake Soba (Japanese Simple Soba Noodle Soup). , Hm, interesting question. Thanks for your recipe. I was wondering the same thing! If yes, what kind of tofu? But it sounds workable. I make this recipe all the time following my own recipe as I can’t remember the exact measurement. It came out mild which was perfect for who I was cooking for. There are many steps, but I've tried to make it as simple as possible, so please follow me. I usually stick my spoon in, and scoop up. Hi Cindy! (Hello!) Hope this helps! Also, do you have recommendation on how to preserve ladoubanjiang ? Wife will be happy! I didn’t have doubanjiang, so I used 2 T black bean paste, 1 t sambal oelek, and 1 t red pepper flakes. It was definitely a bit salty even though I only used half the dashi iri miso! Mapo tofu (麻婆豆腐) is Mr. JOC’s all-time favorite dish, and it frequently makes it into my dinner menu rotation. I did have a question about one step in the recipe. Do you think I could substitute the oyster souce with anything vegetarian friendly? https://www.thekitchn.com/slow-cooker-vegetarian-mapo-tofu-23075497 Since it takes less than 30 minutes to prepare, I usually cook this dish when I’m too busy to cook a more elaborate meal. I’m sure you can find the spicy version chili bean paste 豆板醤 in Singapore to make Chinese dishes. 2) First, you shallow fry in oil (nice golden color, almost cook, but remaining heat should cook all the way). You can buy the non-spicy one from this shop. This is my uncle’s favorite dish! SO simple and fast, and more importantly, very delicious! . Thank you so much! 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! Do you have any nutrition information on this reccipe? Hi Kelly! The same brand/company makes a spicy one that’s shown in the middle. In the meantime, I could do double back flips if I could have a knife as sharp and effective as yours. I’m so happy to hear you enjoy my recipes and thank you for your kind words! It may remind you of Mapo Tofu, one of the most popular Sichuanese classics. So flavorful! It's mild and not so spicy so everybody in the family can enjoy it! Our family survives terrible loss: after I learned 4 different mapo sauce dishes, which we all love, out Asian grocery store cancelled selling NON spicy doubanjiang, that very kind, shown on picture. Thank you for sharing the tip on poaching the tofu! I have everything else! Mapo tofu is such a favorite dish due to its simplicity in preparation but offers the flavor of the complex interplay of spices and flavor. Specifically I mean the photo of the Doubanjiang vs. Ladoubanjigang. I made it vegetarian with chopped mushrooms instead of pork and everyone in my family loved it. Sometimes I tell my PT that he must have had an argument with his wife the night before! I actually had a craving for mapo tofu but did not want to buy the boxed mix because of they are spicy. Hi BB! Thank you for your kind feedback. Gochujang and Tobanjiang is a bit different flavor…. But this works with any type – and it’s really a personal preference when it comes to miso. I think it comes to people’s preference. Although originating in China, Hi Rachel! As for ladoubanjiang, you keep it in the fridge right? Yes I had all the other ingredients! Design by. Hi Aino! Ihave been doing Mabo Nasu with ground beef for a year now (Tried it with beef, and in France I have never seen ground pork, so this is easier :)). We use firm tofu(momen) for this recipe. Be happy! I’m not sure how we need to adjust the flavor though without experimenting… Sorry I can’t help much. Mapo-Tofu is a popular Chinese dish. . Hi TK! Hope this helps! I often make this dish as our children love it. 99 ($5.71/Ounce) Just made this for the first time and all I can say is… WOW!!! I’m in Singapore and not sure if I’ll be able to find broad bean paste. Sometimes it is chunkier than normal too. Editor’s Note: The post was originally published in January 29, 2011. Serving with vegetables sounds wonderful. This Vegan Mapo Tofu is made with Japanese seasoning. Sometimes vinegar or sugar is added. No change for the recipe. No extra cost to you. I have made Sichuan-style Mapo Tofu a few times but I never knew there was a Japanse version. Also, if I wanted to add Japanese eggplant to this recipe, should I just cut it and add it along with the other ingredients? Please try again and carefully measure, and no substitute. Thank you. Hi Cindy! I’m not an expert in this field, so I’m not too sure. Thank you , Hi Joliza! . Spread the tofu in the broth in a single layer. Smile and giggle lots! Thank you for trying this recipe and I’m so happy to hear you enjoyed my mapo tofu recipe! I'm mama to two energetic children and passionate about making healthy meal for family. Get ready for some serious spice! https://www.nytimes.com/2015/04/22/dining/mapo-tofu-goes-vegetarian.html Hi Bastien! Indeed, the PT exercise is so painful but I guess that’s the only way I can move my shoulder and arm once again. If your are a eggplant lover like me, replace tofu with eggplant, sooooo yummy! Dear Nami, The Mapo Tofu recipe is delicious! Hi KADO! HI Nami, so if I want to make this dish for kids(non spicy) I can omit the laodoubanjang ( spicy) sauce?? Except for this brand, the doubanjiang includes the chili. ☹ For me it was fast and easy to make. It’s slightly different from this recipe. Also are there any side dishes that go well with this bowl meal? And you can defrost to combine with tofu in the pan to finish cooking… but you can’t freeze mapo tofu. What is Mapo Eggplant (Mabo Nasu)? It was the perfect, silky, soft texture that I wanted. I don’t think it makes much of a difference at all. I only have dashi iri miso paste. The ingredients are unmistakably Japanese, and yet the flavor is very reminiscent of the original dish–minus the tongue-numbing Szechuan peppercorns, of course. I am really looking forward to trying this meal, and have all the listed ingredients for this recipe, but cannot find Doubanjiang (on Amazon it is $31!). We make it with a spicy Doubanjiang and add just a sprinkle of ground Sichuan peppercorns. So much more satisfying than buying the Cook Do packets. Thank you so much! But I think it might help others like me if you identified which characters correlated to which condiment. Can you send me a link to that please, or send it to me. xo. Hi Alice! Thank you for trying recipes from our website! I miss Yokohama too… . Recipe by Namiko Chen of Just One Cookbook. I don’t pay too much attention to liquid vs paste itself. I’ll have to buy some and the LKK Chili Bean Paste and try this again. Mabo Nasu in Japan is actually Japanese style, and it’s same sauce as Mabo Tofu. I’ve been trying to find the Youki brand of toubanjian to make mabo doufu as its the one I used to use in Tokyo and its also gluten free. But remember, tofu has so much moisture content that it also dilute the mapo tofu. Many thanks! Or is there some prep required beforehand (for the eggplant)? You’re so sweet, I’m so happy to hear you enjoyed my recipes! If you like extra firm tofu for this recipe, you can check the recipe below. I was curious how much of the sauce you include when you add the bean sauce? Recommend this recipe for. If you want to meal prep, you can make the meat sauce separately and freeze. Ohh that sounds delicious! I wonder if I can add a little bit of eggplant chopped in this dish too or is it overkill? This is an adapted version of a Chinese dish originating from China’s Sichuan province, which consists of mincemeat and soft tofu cooked in a … I cooked it for the first time, however my local Asian market didn’t have doubanjiang so I went with the spicier alternative and just added additional potato starch and water while trying to reduce it a bit. 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. Hi Janice! Hi Cynthia! Cook and stir for 2 minutes or so, until the mushrooms are evenly coated with the spices. Thank you! Hi Nami, This is the first time I made mapo tofu from scratch and it was really good. I shall try it next time. Heat peanut oil in a wok over medium-high heat. After I cooked the pork, I noticed there was quite a bit of oil and liquid in the pan. My kids grew up eating non-spicy Doubanjiang and slowly introduce the spicy one and now I use half and half. (near ingredients list) Thank you!, Hi Geneviève! In a large frying pan, heat vegetable oil on medium heat and saute garlic and ginger. ), Hi Leo! Thanks! Hi Cheryl! I made this for dinner following your recipe exactly as written and it was a huge hit in my house. 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. Ireally enjoyed it and will certainly make it again. I have your cookbook and look forward to your emails. If you have tried my Vegetarian Ramen and Miso Ramen recipes, you probably have the bean paste in your refrigerator already. Soy sauce, oyster sauce, and sake are sometimes added too. Since there is no additional salt added in the recipe, the saltiness can be from different condiments you use compared to Nami’s. Good tofu is really delicious… I wish I can send tofu from Japan… . It still has that salty taste. Hi Lily! Hi, I'm Juri! We were sorely missing it this winter until I decided to give yours a try and, Nami, you are my hero! I’m just not sure how to make this recipe with Japanese eggplant. Hi Audrius! 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. . I saw this recipe on the Just One Cookbook Facebook page and just had to give it a try. But luckily there’s a small section of an aisle dedicate to Chinese cuisine in the local supermarket. How about reducing the oyster sauce and la doubanjiang next time? The common ingredients that you may not find in classic Chinese Mapo Tofu include miso (Japanese fermented soybeans, sometimes rice and barley included), mirin or sugar, and sesame oil. . The tender tofu is covered in a incredible aromatic spicy sauce with bits of mushroom, zucchini and crumbled tofu for texture. I’m sorry I really wish I knew. I’m not familiar with other brands that are GF. Thanks again. Have fun exploring the 700+ classic & modern Japanese recipes I share with step-by-step photos and How-To YouTube videos. Hopefully, you can email this to me! I hope you enjoy my Japanese Mapo Tofu! We dont eat spicy, what alternative i can use? SO sorry for my late response. . My family loves it! Required fields are marked *, Rate this recipe . However, this dish in Chinese cuisine is: https://www.chinasichuanfood.com/yu-xiang-qie-zi-sichuan-eggplant/. Are there any other brands you know of that are gluten free? The result is a vegetarian/vegan dish that hasn’t sacrificed a bit of umami! Better than many restaurant versions! Compare reviews of buffalo tofu and thai tofu. Now, if you want to use my recipe, you can deep fry the eggplants with oil (Suage – no coating, just deep fry) before mixing with the sauce. Yimi Szechuan Red Peppercorns, Grade AAA Sichuan Whole Peppercorns Strong Flavor for Mapo Tofu, Kung Pao Chicken, 2.1 oz, Thanksgiving Gift 4.6 out of 5 stars 316 $11.99 $ 11 . . xo, Simply delicious! Add mushrooms, black beans, green onions, garlic, ginger, and Sichuan peppercorns. I’ve recently started trying to cook Japanese cuisine and have been loving your website. . And add chopped shiitake to give a little chewy texture. . . . Thank you so much for reading my blog! Thank you so much! . I can’t find in Asian markets that I’ve been to. So you won’t be stir frying eggplant for a long time and break the eggplant texture… . The texture wise, it’s very similar, so you can add in just like tobanjiang. I suspect I could have kept the mirin and dropped the soy sauce as well. Vegan/Vegetarian Thank you so much for trying this recipe and I’m glad you enjoyed it! Thank you for your kind feedback. I made mapo tofu for the first time, following this recipe to a T, and it turned out beyond amazing!! this recipe! . I’m so happy to hear that you liked this recipe! Saute until aromatic, about 1 minute. Therefore, mapo tofu is one of the dishes that is not a good fit for freezing. Thank you for your kind words! Mabo Tofu (or Mapo Tofu) is one of the very popular Chinese dishes in Japan. Hi Craig! Thank you Nami! I just tried this recipe but with what I had on hand and it turned out great! https://asianinspirations.com.au/recipes/vegetarian-mapo-tofu Contributed by Naoko’s Kitchen. For example, dashi-included miso is always saltier, a different brand of miso can be saltier, and the same goes for oyster sauce, soy sauce, and Doubanjiang. I love your work! Still nowhere near as spicy as the original, but a bit more zip. Hi Angela, Hum… We have not tried turned this to ramen before. There are many versions of Mabo Dofu within Japan and each household cooks it differently. Then I’ll try with the gochujang. Yay! 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. PT not fun! Drain the tofu and cut into about 1 inch (2.5 cm) cubes. I hope you enjoy this recipe! Mapo (or mabo) tofu is a spicy, stir-fried tofu dish that originated in China centuries ago and is today one of Japan’s favourite Chinese-style dishes. Thank you for your kind words! I visited Taiwan, loved the food! However, it is still rich and flavorful, and (warning) may cause you to eat an extra bowl or two of rice. Ah, dang it, I forgot one more thing: I used ‘katakuriko’ (potato starch) instead of corn starch! After being exposed to some spice, we are now okay with half and half. The video and new pictures were added to the post in May 2016. The Japanese-style mapo tofu (mabo dofu) is incredibly flavorful, but less spicy than the Sichuan-style. Thank you, I love your website, so easy to use! Thank you, Hi September! It’s easy dish to make, so you will enjoy your favorite dish more frequently at home! This sounds delicious and I am anxious to try it. In a wok, heat up the oil over medium heat. As I mentioned above, Japanese Mabo Dofu doesn’t include any chili or peppercorn. 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 . Mapo Tofu (麻婆豆腐) is Mr. JOC’s all-time favorite dish, and it frequently makes it into my dinner menu rotation. Hi Carol, Thank you very much for trying this recipe! See more ideas about Mapo tofu recipe, Tofu recipes, Tofu. I regularly check these hashtag Thank you for trying my recipe! Good evening Nami-chan, Hoping you’re doing well with physical therapy for your shoulder! I am surprised to see miso in the seasoning! I’m cooking it for dinner tonight (with chicken mince instead of pork, and without miso because our local supermarket had run out) – it smells great! I'm Nami, a Japanese home cook based in San Francisco. My husband originally from Taiwan said it is usually pork in Taiwan as many people don’t eat beef in Taiwan. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. This is another recipe that I will add to my weekly rotation. Hi Deborah! Oct 14, 2019 - Here is a delicious, easy-to-follow vegetarian version of the classic Sichuan dish, mapo tofu. Thank you for trying this recipe! 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. Can’t find any fermented paste in the Asian stores here. Hey! I do use clean spoon every time and store in the fridge and I don’t have that issue before. I used LKK Black Bean Garlic Sauce and LKK Chili Garlic Sauce. Hi Uraniabce! They are very different. You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking the link in the footer of our emails. Thank you for trying this recipe! Wishing you and your mom good health and happiness! I hope it will still taste good. Every time I try one of your recipes I'm so happy. The Japanese-style mapo tofu (mabo dofu) is incredibly flavorful, but less spicy than the Sichuan-style. I can barely remember the taste of the sauce… Sorry! Here you go! However I replace the meat part with chopped shitake mushrooms. My kids started from non-spicy to now half spicy and half non-spicy version. My supermarket stocks 3 different kinds and I’m always puzzled as to which I should buy. It’s the Japanese version! We are glad to hear you enjoyed it!. Thank you for substituting the meat to make vegetarian-friendly version with this recipe! It’s also based off the Japanese-style mapo tofu, so it isn’t as spicy or mouth-numbing as its Chinese counterpart. Use of this website is subject to mandatory arbitration and other terms and conditions, select. Feb 14, 2017 - Easy and vegetarian mapo tofu; shitake mushrooms are used to replace meat. Normally made using pork or beef mince, this vegetarian variety uses aubergine for a hearty flavour and texture. Thank you so much for asking! I could only find the chilli bean paste in the store, I suppose it’s fine to make this using only that one? I don’t know, except that 岡山 brand factory is in the Bay Area (Fremont, I think? going to try again without the chili sauce! This was great! Would you recommend reducing soy or oyster sauce levels if I use this? We often eat Mapo Tofu as a donburi-style, one-bowl meal for easy cleanup! We love this recipe and I make it pretty frequently. The only ones I can find around me have quite a bit of liquid-y sauce, and every time I debate how much of the sauce vs only bean paste to include. This was so delicious and so easy to prepare! Thank you so much for using my recipes! I think it’s best with your method than dropping soy sauce. Wish I could upload a picture to show you how it turned out! How did the dish arrive in Japan you might wonder? Hi Edwin! love! For one, it’s vegan so it doesn’t contain any meat. Hi Nami, 2 questions. Non spicy ones can be found in a Chinese grocery store as I can’t find on Amazon. But I did have one question! I tried the Japanese version (wonderful), but have some vegetarians in my house that love hot, and spicy food as well. My kids can now take slightly spicier doubanjiang but I still mix both when I make mapo tofu. I’m so glad we found your site. I’m very confident to say that this recipe should not be salty if you follow my recipe. Be blessed! I can’t believe how flavorful it is! . 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/. Mapo Tofu is a popular Chinese dish from Sichuan province. I have a vegetarian friend and was wondering if I could just use tofu instead of the meat? Veggie Recipes Vegetarian Recipes Cooking Recipes Healthy Recipes Mapo Tofu Recipe Vegetarian Lunch Recipes Dessert Recipes Chinese Dishes Recipes Asian Recipes. Uh… it’s hard to adjust once you live in Japan and use endless varieties of Japanese ingredients! . This is also one of the most popular recipes on JOC too. The brand I use is Lee Kum Kee who is a major manufacturer of sauces including oyster sauce. Oct 16, 2019 - Here is a delicious, easy-to-follow vegan version of the classic Sichuan dish, mapo tofu. Thanks Nami! Haha! Thank you for your kind feedback. Yeah, it’s really quick recipe and I love that my family likes this recipe (easy work for me!). Also, put it in the back of fridge as front area (like door) tends to be warmer as you open the door frequently. Is the doubanjiang the jar with the green label, or the red label? . You may want to add extra Mapo Tofu Seasonings to the pork broth to enhance more flavor and adjust the broth’s thickness with a starch. This mapo tofu recipe (麻婆豆腐) is the true blue, authentic real deal—the spicy, tongue-numbing, rice-is-absolutely-not-optional, can’t-have-just-one-scoop mapo tofu that you get in the restaurants. Dear Nami! I loved it. Hi Laura! (Do not use Japanese "silken style tofu" as it just too soft and could fall apart in this dish.) Or perhaps I’m buying the wrong ingredient! Subscribe to my newsletter and follow me on Pinterest and Instagram for all of the latest recipe! . I failed to find it online too:( Will greatly appreciate any suggestion!!! Ok, thank you for your reply, I just realized I also have the Lian How brand bean sauce in my pantry! It's amazing! I’m so glad your family enjoyed this recipe. Check prices of stuffed tofu and vegetarian tofu. . Hope you will like this recipe and will try again with miso next time! which lends a whole new dimension to the dish. Thank you for trying this recipe! Hi Kate! UGH. Thank you for trying this recipe! I’m very sorry to hear about your bicycle accident. And there is no Doubanjiang or pepper involved in Chinese version. ** Plant Based Japanese Cooking Club ** Get your free mini ecookbook to get started! . 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