Here’s A Simple Mapo Tofu Recipe You Need To Try Out At Home

Pair well with rice!

Hello foodies! If you’re a fan of savoury Chinese dishes, then it’s only right that you treat yourself to a warm bowl of Mapo Tofu. This popular Chinese soft tofu dish is made with everything that you can expect in a comforting meal – soft tofu, minced beef, an amazingly flavourful sauce. Perfect for a quick and easy lunch, dive right into this halal Mapo Tofu recipe and whip it up with steamed rice!

Easy Chinese Style Mapo Tofu Recipe To Make At Home!

Photo: Zurina Zulkefli (Facebook)


Soft tofu (4 pieces)
Minced garlic (3 cloves)
Slices of ginger (2)
Chicken fillet (2 pieces)
Chili powder (1 tablespoon)
Soy sauce (2 tablespoons)
Chicken seasoning powder or chicken stock cubes
Sesame oil
Cornstarch (2 tablespoons mixed with water)

Photo: Zurina Zulkefli (Facebook)

Step 1: Cut the tofu into small pieces and set aside.

Step 2: Heat cooking oil and saute garlic and ginger. Then, add in the chicken.

Step 3: Add chili powder mixed with water, stir until the oil separates. Add 1 cup half the water. Season with salt, chicken seasoning powder and soy sauce. Mix until boiling.

Photo: Zurina Zulkefli (Facebook)

Step 4: Add the cornflour mixture until the sauce becomes slightly thick.

Step 5: Let the tofu cook for a while. Then, sprinkle with sliced ​​onion and a few drops of sesame oil.

Step 6: Ready to serve, enjoy your meal!

Photo: Zurina Zulkefli (Facebook)

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Now that you’ve got this halal Mapo Tofu recipe to try out, you’ll know exactly what to make whenever that rainy day hits and you’re craving for some warm, comforting dish to hit the spot.  So make one for yourself by following this recipe!

Recipe By: Zurina Zulkefli (Facebook)

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