Sichuan Tofu and Ground Beef in Red Chile Sauce (Mapo Tofu)

Sichuan Tofu and Ground Beef in Red Chile Sauce (Mapo Tofu)

Sichuan Tofu and Ground Beef in Red Chile Sauce (Mapo Tofu)
This spicy braise, garnished with mouth-numbing Sichuan peppercorns, is one of the region's most well-known dishes.Ariana Lindquist

This spicy braise, garnished with mouth-numbing Sichuan peppercorns, is one of the region's most well-known dishes. See Matt Gross's article Flavors of Sichuan for information on hard-to-find ingredients.