Mapo tofu by Tan Connie

Abt 200g of minced pork
(Basic seasoning of sesame oil, pepper n cornflour)
One pc of square tofu(i bought frm wet market)
Some chopped minced garlics
Some chopped spring onions

2 heaped tspn spicy bean sauce
1 tspn black bean sauce
1/2 tspn sugar
A dash of huatiow jiu

1. Marinate the minced pork with basic seasoning one hr ahead.
2. Heat up a frying pan with some oil. Add the garlics n saute till fragrant.
3. Add the minced pork n fry even. When meat almost cooked, scoop 2 tspns of spicy bean sauce n 1 tspn of black bean sauce to fry evenly. Add some sugar too.
4. Cover n let the meat infuse with the sauces.
5. Then add cubed tofu pcs into the meat n fry gently without breaking or squashing the tofu.
6. Add a little water n cover lid again to let it slightly simmer well.
7. Then add a little cornflour to it to thicken the gravy.
8. Finally, add a dash of huatiowjiu n dish up on a plate.
9. Serve hot n sprinkle some chopped spring onions on top.

Recipe n sauces are with kind compliments frm Vanessa. I hv slightly tweaked to suit my family's taste.