MaPo Tofu is a famous Szechuan tofu dish. It is a combination of tofu set in a spicy chili thick sauce, fresh mushrooms, and minced pork to create a deep, rich, and spicy fusion. The silken soft tofu is cut up into small squares and then blanches for a couple of minutes. The marinated minced pork goes into the heated wok first. It is stir fried until the minced pork color darkens. Now all the other ingredients get added: mushrooms, stock mixture, chili bean paste, tofu, green onions, and spices. We scoop everything into a metal hot pot and put over medium heat. The pot is lined with lettuce to avoid the all the goodness from sticking to the bottom. Bring the hot pot to a boil and it will be served sizzling & steaming HOT!