Mapo Tofu with Ramps Recipe

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Ingredients (14)

  • 2 tablespoons Sichuan peppercorns, divided (see note)
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 2 teaspoons cold water
  • 1 1/2 pounds medium to firm silken tofu, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1/4 pound ground beef
  • 8 whole ramps, finely sliced, whites and greens reserved separately
  • 1 tablespoon fresh ginger grated on a microplane grater
  • 2 tablespoons fermented chili bean paste (see note)
  • 2 tablespoons Xiaoxing wine
  • 1 tablespoon dark soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup low-sodium chicken stock
  • 1/4 cup roasted chili oil (see note)
  • 1/4 cup finely sliced scallion greens

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Ingredients (5)

  • 1.5 oz. Johnnie Walker Black Label
  • 0.75 oz. Honey Syrup
  • 0.75 oz. Lemon Juice
  • 0.5 oz. Lagavulin 16
  • Candied Ginger

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