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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


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.

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)

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)


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), 3.0 out of 5 based on 6 ratings