Hunan Bean Curd in Hot Meat Sauce

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“Because I am a vegetarian, I leave out the pork. Also, I have made this by sauteeing fresh broccoli rabe, then adding the sauce ingredients and proceeding as written, since I didn't have any peas. Watch out--this is HOT! But very, very good!!”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Marinate the pork in a mixture of the white wine and 1/2 teaspoon cornstarch for a few minutes.
  2. Then fry in a hot wok containing the vegetable oil.
  3. Cook for just a moment, and then add the bean curd cubes.
  4. Add the hot bean sauce, ginger, garlic, soy sauce, peas, and hot pepper oil or cayenne.
  5. Stir-fry for about 1 minute.
  6. Add the chicken broth and optional salt, and stir over high heat until mixture comes to a boil.
  7. Thicken the sauce with the cornstarch mixture.
  8. Garnish with the black pepper, scallions, and sesame oil.
  9. Serve hot.

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