Mabo Tofu Japanese Style

Tess's Japanese Kitchen

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Chinese food is popular in Japan. The seasonings are adjusted to Japanese tastes: sweeter and less spicy. The Chinese use oyster sauce and lots of garlic to make sauces for fish and meats. The Japanese use only rice and soy products: sake, mirin, soy sauce, and just a hint of garlic.

One of the most popular Chinese dishes in Japan is ebi chili (shrimp with chili sauce). In summer Hiyashi-chūka soba is a favorite. Come to think of it, ramen is Chinese noodles translated to Japanese tastes. The recipe (Stir-Fried Liver and Chinese Chives) I made in my last post is popular in Chinese-style restaurants, as are subuta (sweet and sour pork), yaki-soba (fried noodles), gyoza and shumai (meat dumplings), and Chahan (Japanese fried rice).

Today’s recipe, Mabo Tofu is another Chinese transformed to Japanese dish. Tofu and ground pork are cooked in a spicy sauce to become more…

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