We’re excited to share this unique recipe for a Figgy Mapo Tofu! The sweetness of the dried figs balances out the spicy numbing málà of the Sichuan peppercorns and chilis.
Mapo Tofu is one of the top five most-ordered Chinese dishes in the world! The use of tagine is the perfect way to bring the flavors together, as well as a beautiful way to present the final dish.
Prep Time: 3 minutes
Cooking Time: 25 minutes
Makes 3-4 servings
Notes: If black vinegar (chinkiang vinegar) is unavailable, substitute an equal measure of balsamic. Though the fermented black beans add a distinctive taste that’s hard to replicate, the same amount of red miso paste can be substituted in a pinch.