Recipe: Mafa Chicken Or Pork

The flavors of sweet, salty, sour and a bit of spice combine to make this a dish that will soon become a family favorite!


  • 1/3 cup organic sugar (or equivalent sweetener of choice)
  • 1 tsp. grated fresh ginger
  • 2 cloves minced garlic
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 5 cubes sufu
  • 1 egg
  • 2 Lbs. boneless chicken or pork, cut into 1-2” pieces
  • Rice or all-purpose wheat flour for dredging
  • Oil for frying


  1. Add sugar, ginger, garlic, soy sauce, sufu, and egg to a mixing bowl; whisk to combine.
  2. Mix in meat and stir to coat.
  3. Refrigerate at least 2 hours, or overnight.
  4. Heat oil to 350°F. Drain marinade from meat. Dredge meat in flour. Fry in small batches until meat is cooked through.
  5. Drain on a cooling rack or absorbent paper and serve.

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