Ma Po Tofu

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Why I Love This Recipe

I got this from Cooking Light and it has become my kitchen staple/fallback.

Ingredients You'll Need

1 (1-pound) package reduced-fat firm tofu, cut into 6 slices
1/2 cup fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
1 tablespoon cornstarch
2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
1 tablespoon oyster sauce
1 to 2 teaspoons chili garlic sauce
4 ounces lean ground pork
1 tablespoon grated peeled fresh ginger
3 garlic cloves, minced
2 cups hot cooked long-grain brown rice
1/3 cup chopped green onions


1) Place tofu slices on several layers of paper towels; cover with additional paper towels. Place a dinner plate on top of covered tofu; let stand 30 minutes.

Remove plate; discard paper towels.

Cut tofu slices into 1/2-inch cubes.

2)Combine broth, cornstarch, soy sauce, oyster sauce, and chili garlic sauce, stirring with a whisk.

3) Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.

Add pork; cook 4 minutes or until done, stirring to crumble.

Add ginger and garlic; cook 1 minute, stirring constantly.

Add tofu; cook 4 minutes or until golden, stirring frequently.

Add broth mixture to pan. Bring to a boil; cook 1 minute or until mixture thickens.

4) Remove from heat.

Serve tofu mixture over rice.

Sprinkle with onions.

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