TURKEY MA PO TOFU

Ma Po Tofu is a traditional Chinese recipe usually made with ground pork.

 

MAKES 4 SERVING/ TOTAL TIME 30 MINUTES

INGREDIENTS

2 tablespoons chile-garlic sauce

1 ½ tablespoons black bean-garlic sauce

1 tablespoon Chinese rice wine or dry sherry

2 teaspoons reduced-sodium soy sauce

1 ¼ cups water plus 2 tablespoons, divided

2 tablespoons canola oil

1 pound 93%-lean ground turkey

8 ounces cremini mushrooms, sliced

4 scallions, thinly sliced

1 teaspoon minced fresh ginger

1 14- to 16-ounce package water-packed soft tofu, cut into 1/2-inch cubes

2 tablespoons cornstarch

METHOD


STEP 1

Whisk chile-garlic sauce, black bean sauce, rice wine (or sherry), soy sauce and 1 1/4 cups water in a small bowl.

STEP 2

Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add turkey and mushrooms and cook, stirring and breaking up the turkey, until it is no longer pink, 3 to 5 minutes. Add scallions and ginger and cook, stirring, for 1 minute more.

STEP 3 

Add the reserved sauce; bring to a boil. Stir in tofu and cook until hot, about 2 minutes. Combine cornstarch with the remaining 2 tablespoons water and add to the pan. Simmer until the sauce is thickened, about 2 minutes.

 

Nutrition Value

320 Kcal,

17.8g fat,

3.1g saturated fat,

1g fiber,

30.4g protein,

11g carbs