Ma Po Tofu
April, 2000

Serves 8 Prep time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 8-10 minutes

Marinade:
1 tablespoon oyster-flavored sauce
1 teaspoon cornstarch
1/2 pound ground turkey
1 package (16 ounces) soft or regular tofu, drained

Sauce:
1/3 cup chicken broth
2 tablespoons soy sauce
1 1/2 teaspoons chile garlic sauce
1 teaspoon black bean garlic sauce
1 teaspoon cornstarch
1/2 teaspoon ground toasted Szechuan peppercorns
2 tablespoons canola oil
2 tablespoons minced garlic
1 fresh red chile pepper, minced
Chopped green onions, for garnish

1. Combine marinade ingredients in a bowl. Add meat and mix well. Let stand for 10 minutes. Cut tofu into 1/2-inch cubes. Combine sauce ingredients in a bowl; set aside.
2. Place wok over high heat until hot. Add oil, swirling to coat sides. Add garlic and red chile pepper and cook, stirring, until fragrant, about 10 seconds. Add meat mixture and stir-fry for 2 minutes.
3. Add tofu and sauce. Cook, stirring gently, until tofu is heated through and sauce boils and thickens.
4. Place in serving bowls and garnish with green onions.

Calories 232,Fat 11,Perfat 44,Cholesterol 28,Carbo 9,Protein 24,Fiber N/A,Sodium N/A