Mapo Tofu

AJI-SHIO® Garlic Seasoning Mix, AJI-NO-MOTO® Umami Seasoning


  • 3 Tbsps. (45ml) Cooking oil
  • 1 cup (200g) Ground pork
  • 2 Tbsps. (30g) Gochujang
  • 1/2 pack (9g) AJI-SHIO® Garlic Seasoning Mix
  • 1 Tbsp. (15ml) Soy sauce
  • 1 1/2 Tbsps. (15g) Ginger, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp. (5g) White sugar
  • 1 tsp. (5ml) Vinegar
  • 1/2 pack (5g) AJI-NO-MOTO® Umami Seasoning
  • 1 Tbsp. (7g) Black pepper, crushed
  • 1 1/2 Tbsps. (15g) Cornstarch
  • 1 Tbsp. (15ml) Water
  • 1 3/4 cups (400g) Soft tofu, drained, cubed
  • 2 Tbsps. (10g) Spring onion, chopped


  1. SAUTÉ. In a hot pan with oil, sauté ground pork until browned.
  2. SEASON. Add gochujang, AJI-SHIO® Garlic, soy sauce, ginger, sugar, vinegar, AJI-NO-MOTO®, and black pepper. Bring to a simmer, add water if too dry.
  3. THICKEN. To make a slurry, mix cornstarch and water in a small bowl. Slowly pour it all over the pan. Mix well until thick and glossy.
  4. MIX. Add in tofu cubes. Stir gently then let simmer for 5 minutes.
  5. SERVE. Transfer to a serving dish and garnish with spring onions. Enjoy while hot.

Cooking Tips

Once soft tofu is added, careful not to break the tofu pieces to maintain their shape.

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ajinomoto cooking_time  Cooking Time: 25 minutes ajinomoto prep_time  Preparation: 10 minutes ajinomoto servings  Servings: 6 ajinomoto size  Serving size: 1/2 cup (116.7g)

Products Used

AJI-SHIO® Garlic Seasoning Mix Buy Now
AJI-NO-MOTO® Umami Seasoning Buy Now

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Good to Know Nutrition Facts

Aside from meat, tofu is also a good source of Calcium and Protein that are essential in maintaining bone and muscle strength.


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