Japanese Mabo Tofu With Eggplant

Gluten Free
Dairy Free
Health score
9%
Japanese Mabo Tofu With Eggplant
45 min.
4
417kcal
44.82%sweetness
100%saltiness
16.78%sourness
33.5%bitterness
44.73%savoriness
68.17%fattiness
100%spiciness

Ingredients

  • servings rice 
  • small eggplant chinese (smaller than regular eggplant)
  • medium size onion finely chopped
  • tablespoon ginger fresh finely chopped
  •  garlic clove finely chopped
  • 0.8 pound ground beef (or pork)
  •  spring onion finely chopped
  • tablespoons cooking oil neutral (canola, grapeseed)
  • tablespoon sesame oil 
  • tablespoons soya sauce 
  • tablespoons rice wine 
  • tablespoons rice wine 
  • tablespoons rice wine 
  • 1.5 teaspoons sugar 
  • tablespoons water 
  • tablespoon to-ban-jan red (Korean chili paste)

Equipment

  • frying pan

Directions

  1. Cook rice according to directions on package (I like to use Nishiki rice).
  2. Slice eggplant lengthwise into 4 strips. Slice horizontally into quarters. Set aside.
  3. In a pan over medium/high heat, add 2 tbsp oil, garlic, ginger, onions and half of the spring onions. Cook for 3 to 4 minutes, until onions are translucent.
  4. Add ground beef and season with a bit of salt & pepper. When the meat is cooked, add to-ban-jan and stir.
  5. Add sesame oil and eggplant and cook for 5 to 7 minutes, until the strips are soft and cooked through.
  6. Add tofu and delicately break it up while mixing it in.
  7. Add sake, sugar, water, 4 tbsp soy sauce, stir and cook for a couple of minutes.
  8. Add the remaining 2 tbsp soy sauce and spring onions, stir and turn the heat off.
  9. Serve over rice.

Nutrition Facts

Calories417kcal
Protein19.7%
Fat63.36%
Carbs16.94%

Properties

Glycemic Index
70.07
Glycemic Load
3.64
Inflammation Score
-7
Nutrition Score
17.193043478261%

Flavonoids

Delphinidin
98.12mg
Luteolin
0.01mg
Isorhamnetin
1.38mg
Kaempferol
0.35mg
Myricetin
0.03mg
Quercetin
6.94mg

Taste

Sweetness:
44.82%
Saltiness:
100%
Sourness:
16.78%
Bitterness:
33.5%
Savoriness:
44.73%
Fattiness:
68.17%
Spiciness:
100%

Nutrients percent of daily need

Calories:417.36kcal
20.87%
Fat:28.11g
43.25%
Saturated Fat:7.65g
47.82%
Carbohydrates:16.91g
5.64%
Net Carbohydrates:11.7g
4.25%
Sugar:7.63g
8.48%
Cholesterol:60.38mg
20.13%
Sodium:1604.69mg
69.77%
Alcohol:3.62g
20.13%
Protein:19.67g
39.33%
Vitamin K:38.1µg
36.28%
Vitamin B12:1.82µg
30.33%
Vitamin B3:5.77mg
28.86%
Zinc:4.07mg
27.16%
Manganese:0.54mg
26.88%
Vitamin B6:0.53mg
26.51%
Phosphorus:220.76mg
22.08%
Selenium:14.63µg
20.91%
Fiber:5.21g
20.82%
Potassium:681.43mg
19.47%
Vitamin E:2.81mg
18.72%
Iron:3.2mg
17.8%
Vitamin A:739.66IU
14.79%
Vitamin B2:0.25mg
14.6%
Magnesium:52.22mg
13.06%
Folate:49.79µg
12.45%
Copper:0.24mg
11.79%
Vitamin B5:0.93mg
9.33%
Vitamin C:7.38mg
8.94%
Vitamin B1:0.13mg
8.37%
Calcium:57.22mg
5.72%
Source:Foodista