Our recipe for ABC 7 Viewers

Those who caught our TV spot on Thursday Sept 10th might be here for our Ma Po Tofu recipe. Sun Wah BBQ sources all its premium tofu from Sun Xien Soy Products for a variety of items throughout our menu.

Recipe: Ma Po Tofu

  • 1 box soft tofu (approx. 14oz), cubed
  • 3oz ground beef or pork
  • 2oz red peppers, diced
  • 2oz green peppers, diced
  • 1oz yellow onions, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 stalk green onion, chopped
  • 1 TBS bean sauce
  • 2 tsp soy sauce
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp oyster sauce (optional)
  • 1/2 tsp sesame oil
  • 3 tsp cooking wine, separated 2 & 1
  • 1/4 tsp white pepper
  • 1/2 cup stock (can sub with water) 1 tsp corn starch
  • 2 TBS water
  • 2 TBS oil (vegetable or peanut)
  • chili oil (optional)
  1. Mix together soy sauce, oyster sauce, salt, sugar, white pepper, sesame oil, & 1 tsp of cooking wine
  2. Mix corn starch with water to make slurry
  3. Preheat pan on high heat and add oil
  4. When oil starts to smoke, reduce heat to medium high and add meat
  5. Brown slightly then add garlic, both peppers, and yellow onions
  6. Stir and cook approx. 90 secs
  7. Add tofu then bean sauce and stir lightly
  8. Drizzle on remaining cooking wine and cover
  9. Let cook covered about 3-4 minutes
  10. Add stock to premixed seasoning and mix well
  11. Remove cover and pour in stock mixture
  12. Stir evenly
  13. Let mixture come to a boil and cook for 2-3 minutes
  14. Remix slurry and slowly pour into the pan, stirring as you’re pouring
  15. Let mixture thicken, about 1-2 mins
  16. Turn off the heat, remove from stove, & plate
  17. Garnish with green onions and drizzle with chili oil