Japanese mapo tofu

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Japanese mapo tofu(2 serving)

This mapo tofu is not hot, even a child can eat it.I cooked even a child to be able to eat deliciously.The point is to use dried-bonito soup stock.It is healthy and the dish which is most suitable during diet.
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  • 1 block(400g) film tofu
  • 120g ground chicken
  • 5 green onions
  • 1 tbsp ginger(chop into small size)
  • 1 tbsp garlic(chop into small size)
  • ★200cc dried-bonito soup stock
  • ★1 tbsp soy sauce
  • ☆1 tbsp(15ml)potato starch
  • ☆2 tbsp(30ml)water
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  1. Chop the ginger and garlic finely.
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  3. Chop the green onion into 0.5 inch lengths.
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  5. Cut the tofu into 1 inch × 1 inch × 1 inch and set in a strainer to drain for 10 minutes.
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  7. Heat the oil in a pan and saute the ginger and garlic.
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  9. When the spices release their aroma,add the ground chicken and break the clumps.
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  11. Add the ★dried-bonito soup stock and ★soy sauce.
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  13. When it starts to boil,add the tofu and green onions.Simmer for 10 to 15 minutes until half of the liquid is cooked out.
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  15. Thicken with the starch water from ☆.
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  17. Place on a serving.
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    The point is to use dried-bonito soup stock.