Recipe: Perfect Spicy Eggplant Mapo Tofu (un-stir fried Eggplant and Tofu)

Spicy Eggplant Mapo Tofu (un-stir fried Eggplant and Tofu).

Spicy Eggplant Mapo Tofu (un-stir fried Eggplant and Tofu) You can cook Spicy Eggplant Mapo Tofu (un-stir fried Eggplant and Tofu) using 12 ingredients and 8 steps. Here is how you achieve that.

Ingredients of Spicy Eggplant Mapo Tofu (un-stir fried Eggplant and Tofu)

  1. Prepare 1 of eggplant wash and dry pat then diced into 1-2” cubes.
  2. It’s 1/2 of of silky tofu diced into small cubes.
  3. Prepare of Chopped/sliced green onion.
  4. It’s of Minced garlic (3 cloves garlics).
  5. Prepare of Grated fresh ginger (1 tsp).
  6. It’s 1 of dates soaked in 1/4 cup water (you can substitute with sugar).
  7. Prepare 2 tsp of Gochujang (fermented red pepper paste) you can get it in any Asian store. (Less or more).
  8. It’s of Mushrooms powder.
  9. It’s of Soy sauces.
  10. It’s 1 tsp of cornstarch (less or more).
  11. Prepare 1/2 tsp of cayenne pepper (optional).
  12. Prepare of Water.

Spicy Eggplant Mapo Tofu (un-stir fried Eggplant and Tofu) instructions

  1. Using your skillet over medium high heat, roasted the eggplants until turning brown. Set aside..
  2. Meanwhile microwave the dates in 40 seconds. Smashed it and strained it..
  3. Still using the skillet add the dates liquid, garlics, ginger, mushrooms powder,gochujang paste, cayenne pepper, and soy sauce. Add more water, mixed well then add the tofu..
  4. Cover with the lid, and let it boiled..
  5. When the tofu mixture boiled add the eggplant, mixed well. Put in a simmer until the eggplant is cooked and tender..
  6. In a small bowl mixed the cornstarch and water. Pouring into the eggplant mixture, stir quickly, taste it and add the green onion. Turn off the heat..
  7. Then the spicy eggplant mapo tofu is ready to served along with steam rice or brown rice as your choice. Enjoy 😊.
  8. ❤️HappyCooking❤️.