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Ma Po’s Tofu (Bean Curd)

Renal Diet Nutrient Analysis

  • Servings per recipe: 8
  • Serving size: 1/4 cup

Nutrient Analysis

  • Calories: 110
  • Protein: 7.4g
  • Carbohydrates: 3.3g
  • Fibre: 0.7g
  • Total Fat: 8.5g
  • Sodium: 35mg
  • Phosphorus: 68mg
  • Potassium: 102mg

Renal and Diabetic Exchanges

1 protein

Ingredients

Lean ground pork (100 g or 3 1/2 oz)
Tofu (medium firm; cut into ½" cubes), 1 block (350 g)
Garlic (finely chopped), 2 cloves
1/4 Fresh red chilli pepper* (seeds removed, finely chopped )
1 Green onion (chopped) 1 tbsp (15 mL)
Vegetable oil 1 tbsp (15 mL)
* Adjust the amount of chilli pepper used based on how spicy or mild you prefer the dish to be.

Marinade
Vegetable oil 1 tbsp (15 mL)
Low sodium soy sauce 1/2 tsp (2.5 mL)
Chinese cooking wine 1 tsp (5 mL)
Sesame oil 1 tsp (5 mL)
Sugar ½ tsp (2 mL)

Sauce
Low sodium soy sauce 1/2 tsp (2.5 mL)
Sesame oil 1 tsp (5 mL)
Water 3 tbsp (45 mL)
Corn starch 1 tbsp (15 mL)

Directions

1. Combine marinade ingredients. Add in ground pork, and let it marinate for about 15 minutes.

2. Combine sauce ingredients. Set aside.

3. Heat vegetable oil in a wok or frying pan and sauté garlic and chilli pepper. Add in the pork and stir fry until the meat is cooked thoroughly. Add in the tofu, and stir-fry gently until heated through. Whisk in sauce mixture, stir constantly until sauce thickens. Garnish with green onion. Ready to serve.

Ma Po’s Tofu (Bean Curd), 4.5 out of 5 based on 2 ratings