Mapo Tofu - - 4 Simple Rice Cooker Recipes with Tefal Xpress IH Rice Cooker
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Mapo Tofu

Servings: 4 people


  • 600 grams of chinese silken tofu (2 blocks)
  • 2 tbsp of mala paste
  • 1 tsp black bean paste
  • 2 tsp of garlic minced
  • 2 slices of ginger
  • 1 tbsp of shaoxing wine
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp of light soy sauce
  • 150 ml of water
  • 1 tsp of cornstarch
  • Spring onion for garnishing


  • Preheat your rice cooker using the soup function.
  • Stir fry some mala paste, garlic, ginger, and black bean paste until aromatic.
  • Drizzle in some shaoxing wine, sesame oil, and light soy sauce.
  • Dilute cornstarch with some water in a separate saucer.
  • Stir in water, and cornstarch slurry into the rice cooker pot.
  • Transfer your silken tofu in and braise for about 5 to 10 minutes until the tofu has absorbed the color and flavor of the stew.