Ingredients per serving


Prepare Mapo Tofu Sauce

  • Soy sauce 0.5 cups
  • Doubanjiang (broad bean paste) 0.25 cups
  • Hoisin sauce 2.0 Tbsp
  • Sesame oil 2.0 T
  • Knorr® Ultimate Roasted Beef Base 1.0 cup

Cook the Ground Tofu

  • Vegetable oil 0.25 cup
  • Garlic cloves, minced 4.0 each
  • Ginger, minced 2.0 tsp
  • Tofu, firm 3.3 lbs

Prepare Mapo Tofu

  • Cornstarch 2.0 Tbsp
  • Seasoning (salt+ pepper)

Cook Frozen Chicken

  • Chicken breast, breaded 3.3 lb

Cook Tater Tots

  • Tater Tots 10.0 portions

Assemble Poutine

  • Cheese curds, white, fresh 1.0 lb

Finish with Gravy and Garnish



  1. Prepare Mapo Tofu Sauce

    In a bowl, mix soy sauce, chili bean paste, hoisin sauce, and sesame oil. Set aside.
  2. Cook the Ground Tofu

    Heat some vegetable oil in a large skillet or wok over medium heat. Add minced garlic and ginger, cook until fragrant. Add the ground tofu and cook until it's heated through and starting to brown slightly.
  3. Prepare Mapo Tofu

    • Pour in the prepared Mapo Tofu sauce and beef broth made with Knorr Ultimate Beef Base into the skillet with the cooked ground tofu. 
    • Stir well and let it simmer for a few minutes. 
    • Add the cornstarch-water mixture to thicken the sauce. Adjust seasoning with salt and pepper if needed.
  4. Cook Frozen Chicken

    • Preheat your oven according to the instructions on the frozen chicken packaging. 
    •  Place the frozen chicken nuggets or strips on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. 
    • Bake according to package instructions until they are crispy and heated through.
  5. Cook Tater Tots

    • Preheat your oven according to the instructions on the tater tots packaging. 
    • Arrange the frozen tater tots on a baking sheet and bake according to package instructions until they are golden and crispy.
  6. Assemble Poutine

    • Arrange cooked tater tots on serving plates. 
    • Sprinkle cheese curds generously over the tater tots. 
    • Ladle the hot Mapo Tofu over the tater tots and cheese curds.
  7. Finish with Gravy and Garnish

    • Pour Knorr Beef Gravy over the Mapo Tofu Poutine. 
    • Top with the baked chicken pieces and sliced scallions.