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bean curd home style

Home Style Tofu – Stir Fried Bean Curd

Tofu is one of the most traditional foods on the Chinese table, and a Mapo Tofu is well known both in China and in other countries.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Chinese
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 2


  • 1 piece of tender tofu 250g
  • 30 g of Pork tenderloin
  • 1 green pepper
  • 1 red pepper
  • Moderate amount of starch
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 Green onion
  • 5 g of Ginger
  • Appropriate amount of cooking oil
  • 1 tbsp of bean paste
  • 1 tsp of soy sauce
  • Water starch


  • Cut the tofu into 2-3 cm large squares.
  • The red and green peppers are cut into diamond pieces or squares, cut the green onions and ginger; the pork is diced into fine pieces.
  • The tofu is covered in a layer of starch, shake off the excess.
  • Dip into whisked egg.
  • Put some cooking oil in a pan, slowly bring up the temperature, use the chopsticks to put the tofu in carefully when the oil is almost at its temperature, and fry in medium heat.
  • Use chopsticks to cook the tofu until golden brown on all sides. Once it has reached that color, take out of the pan and place on a paper towel and set aside.
  • Leave the oil in the pan, add the meat, stir fry until it is browned, and add the bean paste, green onions, and ginger. Stir-fry to incorporate all of these ingredients.
  • Add the tofu, peppers, soy sauce, and stir-fry.
  • Finally, mix together the starch and water and add this to make the sauce thicker.