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Mala Sichuan Bistro

1201 Westheimer Road B
  1. Cold Dishes & Street Foods

    1. Couple's Lung Slices

      $7.99

      Slices of beef shank, beef tendon, & honeycomb beef tripe, simmered with Sichuan spices and chilled, tossed with Chinese celery bits in spiced meat juice & red chili oil. Topped with crushed peanuts & cilantro.

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    2. Cucumber Salad

      $6.99

      Wedges of fresh Persian cucumber salad in one of the two styles of your preference. Choose either red oil (tossed in sour & spicy vinaigrette, grinded garlic, red chili sauce & red chili oil) or garlic (tossed in grinded garlic and sesame oil).

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    3. Funky Stick Chicken

      $7.99

      Shredded dark meat chicken tossed with an aromatic sour, sweet, & mala spicy sesame based vinaigrette. Garnished with green onions & sesame seeds.

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    4. Garlic Bacon

      $7.99

      Cooked and chilled pork belly and cucumber slices rolled and slathered with a mixture of grinded garlic, sweet & spicy concocted soy sauce & red chili oil. Garnished with julienned green onion.

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    5. Green Onion Oil Shrimp

      $7.99

      Several succulent shrimp tossed in a green onion oil paste.

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    6. Mala Beef Jerky

      $8.99

      Beef shank made into tasty jerky, then tossed with mala spicy sauce, garnished with sesame seeds & green onions.

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    7. Mala Beef Tendon

      $7.99

      Marinated beef tendon slices tossed with mala red chili oil, garnished with green onions

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    8. Mala Peanut & Dry Tofu

      $6.99

      Roasted peanuts & dry spiced tofu cubes with green onion in ground Sichuan peppercorn, red chili sauce, & red chili oil.

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    9. Chengdu Mung Bean Jelly

      $5.99

      Chilled mung bean jelly tossed with diced Chinese celery bits, cilantro & green onions in fermented broad bean paste & red chili oil.

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    10. Dan Dan Noodles

      $6.99

      Custom made noodles boiled & mixed with mala spicy sauce & sesame paste, topped with boiled spinach, Yibin preserved vegetables & spiced ground pork, & green onions.

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    11. Sour & Spicy Wontons

      $6.99

      House made wontons with pork filling in chef's special sour & spicy vinaigrette, sesame oil, red chili sauce & red chili oil.

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    12. Red Oil Dumplings

      $6.99

      House made dumplings with pork filling slathered in red chili oil, grinded garlic, sweet & spicy concocted soy sauce, topped with sesame seeds & green onions.

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    13. House Special Funky Cold Noodles

      $6.99

      Boiled wheat noodles, spiced and chilled, tossed with grinded garlic in an aromatic sweet, sour, and mala spicy sesame based vinaigrette, topped with shredded cucumber and green onions.

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  2. Soups

    1. Egg & Tomato Soup

      $6.99

      Nice and hearty soup with tomatoes, stir-fried scrambled eggs, and seasonal greens

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    2. Hot & Sour Soup

      $6.99

      Hot and sour soup with shredded bamboo shoots, wood ear mushroom, tofu, and egg whites

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    3. Crab Meat and Asparagus Soup

      $7.99

      Lightly creamy soup with asparagus, snow crab meat, and egg whites

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    4. West Lake Soup

      $6.99

      Lightly creamy soup with minced beef, diced tofu, cilantro, and egg whites

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  3. Montrose Only Limited Specials

    1. Cold Fuse Cucumber
    2. Lotus Root Mouth Watering Chicken
    3. Garlic Cordycep
    4. Sichuan Funky Candied Pecans
    5. Lettuce Cups
    6. King Pork Hock
    7. Dry Pot Beef

      $15.99

      Extremely flavorful and heavily seasoned with ginger, garlic, cooking wine, dry red chilis, whole Sichuan peppercorns, Sichuan fermented broad bean paste, fermented black bean, red chili sauce, soy sauce, sesame oil, and red chili oil, along with potato, cauliflower, celery, lotus roots, and king oyster mushroom

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    8. Dry Pot Bull Frog

      $17.99

      Extremely flavorful and heavily seasoned with ginger, garlic, cooking wine, dry red chilis, whole Sichuan peppercorns, Sichuan fermented broad bean paste, fermented black bean, red chili sauce, soy sauce, sesame oil, and red chili oil, along with potato, cauliflower, celery, lotus roots, and king oyster mushroom

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    9. Dry Pot Fish Fillet

      $14.99

      Extremely flavorful and heavily seasoned with ginger, garlic, cooking wine, dry red chilis, whole Sichuan peppercorns, Sichuan fermented broad bean paste, fermented black bean, red chili sauce, soy sauce, sesame oil, and red chili oil, along with potato, cauliflower, celery, lotus roots, and king oyster mushroom

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    10. Dry Pot Prawns

      $16.99

      Extremely flavorful and heavily seasoned with ginger, garlic, cooking wine, dry red chilis, whole Sichuan peppercorns, Sichuan fermented broad bean paste, fermented black bean, red chili sauce, soy sauce, sesame oil, and red chili oil, along with potato, cauliflower, celery, lotus roots, and king oyster mushroom

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    11. Green Peppercorn Beef

      $23.99

      Tender beef slices braised with baby bokchoy, king oyster mushrooms & sweet potato vermicelli in house made green peppercorn sauce, finished with boiling green peppercorn oil splashed over raw green peppercorns on top. These green peppercorns are for the flavor only- do not eat them!

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    12. Green Peppercorn Bull Frogs

      $25.99

      Fresh kill whole bull frog, with the bone, braised with baby bokchoy, king oyster mushrooms, sweet potato vermicelli in house made green peppercorn sauce, finished with boiling green peppercorn oil splashed over raw green peppercorns on top. These green peppercorns are for the flavor only, do not eat them.

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    13. Green Peppercorn Fish Fillet

      $23.99

      Basa fish fillet braised with baby bokchoy, king oyster mushroom & sweet potato vermicelli in house made green peppercorn sauce, finished with boiling green peppercorn oil splashed over raw green peppercorns on top. These green peppercorns are for the flavor only- do not eat them!

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    14. Dry Fried Bull Frogs

      $17.99

      Fresh kill whole bull frog, with the bone, dry fried with fresh celery, Serrano peppers, garlic, ginger, green onion & dry red chilis in fermented broad bean paste, red chili sauce, soy sauce, red chili oil, ground Sichuan peppercorn & peppercorn oil.

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    15. Organic Chestnut Chicken Stew

      $15.99

      A light and sweet stew of chicken leg meat and organic chestnuts

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    16. Beef Short Ribs with Pickled Long Bean

      $15.99

      Housed pickled Chinese long bean sautéed with beef short ribs, dry red chilis and garlic

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    17. Abalone Three Pepper Lamb Chops

      $23.99

      Marinated lamb chops sautéed with mixture of red bell peppers, yellow bell peppers, and jalapeño peppers in abalone sauce

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    18. Cumin Three Pepper Lamb Chops

      $23.99

      Marinated lamb chops sautéed with mixture of red bell peppers, jalapeño peppers, white onion, dry red chilis, and whole Sichuan peppercorns in mala and cumin spices

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    19. Sizzling Rice Cracker Pork

      $14.99

      Pork sliced, tomato, king oyster mushroom, spinach, wood ear mushroom, sautéed in light sour savory sauce, poured over fried sizzling rice cracker

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    20. Prawns with Crispy Rice Cracker

      $17.99

      Prawns flash fried with crispy rice cracker with light red chili oil and whole Sichuan peppercorn and dry red chilis

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    21. Surprise Tomato Fish

      $14.99

      Tomatoes and basa fish fillet braised in sour and spicy soup with Thai peppers

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    22. Pork with Mushrooms

      $14.99

      Shredded pork sautéed with king oyster mushroom and tea tree mushroom in white sauce

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    23. Pork with Pepper and Ginger

      $14.99

      Shredded pork sautéed with shredded ginger and shredded red bell pepper in brown sauce

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    24. Corn with Organic Pine Nuts

      $11.99

      Sweet corn, peas, carrots sautéed and topped with organic pine nuts, drops of sesame oil

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    25. Golden Hook Winter Melon

      $11.99

      Fresh winter melon slices sautéed with gingers and dry mini shrimps in a light creamy white sauce

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    26. Green and Brown Goodies

      $11.99

      Sautéed hearts of baby bokchoy and shiitake mushrooms in brown oyster sauce

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    27. Black and White Goodies

      $11.99

      Sautéed mountain yam and wood ear mushroom in white sauce

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    28. Eight Treasure Sweet Sand

      $11.99

      Long lost traditional Sichuan plate, fruit preservatives and raisins sautéed with wheat flour and brown sugar

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  4. Classic Sichuan Plates

    1. Dry Fried String Beans

      $9.99

      Dry fried string beans with green onion, garlic bits, Yibin preserved vegetable & spiced ground pork in light soy sauce.

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    2. Mapo Tofu

      $11.99

      Soft tofu cubes braised to perfection with ground beef, fresh leeks in fermented broad bean sauce paste & fermented black beans, sprinkled with ground Sichuan peppercorn.

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    3. Twice Cooked Pork

      $11.99

      Pork belly boiled & sauteed with fresh leeks & fermented black beans in fermented soybean paste & fermented broad bean paste.

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    4. Kung Pao Chicken

      $11.99

      Traditional Sichuan dish made the traditional way. Dark meat chicken sauteed with roasted peanuts & scallions, dry red chilis, & whole Sichuan peppercorns in Kung Pao sauce.

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    5. Water Boiled Beef

      $14.99

      Braised with garlic and ginger bits in Sichuan fermented broad bean paste, then poured onto steamed Napa cabbage and leeks, finished with boiling oil splashed over garlic bits, greed onion, red chili powder on top

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    6. Water Boiled Fish Fillet

      $14.99

      Braised with garlic and ginger bits in Sichuan fermented broad bean paste, then poured onto steamed Napa cabbage and leeks, finished with boiling oil splashed over garlic bits, greed onion, red chili powder on top

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    7. Water Boiled Lamb

      $15.99

      Braised with garlic and ginger bits in Sichuan fermented broad bean paste, then poured onto steamed Napa cabbage and leeks, finished with boiling oil splashed over garlic bits, greed onion, red chili powder on top

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    8. Water Boiled Pork

      $13.99

      Braised with garlic and ginger bits in Sichuan fermented broad bean paste, then poured onto steamed Napa cabbage and leeks, finished with boiling oil splashed over garlic bits, greed onion, red chili powder on top

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    9. Spicy and Crispy Chicken

      $12.99

      Bite size dark meat chicken piece battered and deep fried, then flash wok fried in the wok with dry red chilis and all the aromatic and spicy seasonings

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    10. Crispy Mala Beef

      $12.99

      Dry fried shredded beef with fresh celery, Serrano peppers, garlic, green onion, whole peppercorns, and dry red chilis in fermented broad bean paste, red chili sauce, soy sauce, red chili oil, and peppercorn oil

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    11. Shredded Pork in Spicy Garlic Sauce

      $11.99

      Shredded pork sauteed with wood ear fungus, shredded white onions, ginger, garlic & scallions in spicy garlic sauce.

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    12. Chinese Eggplant in Spicy Garlic Sauce

      $11.99

      Chinese eggplants sautéed with ginger, garlic & scallions in spicy garlic sauce.

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    13. Cumin Beef

      $13.99

      Sauteed beef slices with Serrano peppers, red bell peppers, white onion, garlic, ginger, green onions & cilantro in ground cumin spicy, soy sauce & red chili sauce.

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    14. Cumin Lamb

      $15.99

      Sauteed lamb slices with Serrano peppers, red bell peppers, white onion, garlic, ginger, green onions & cilantro in ground cumin spicy, soy sauce & red chili sauce.

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    15. Tea Smoked Duck

      $14.99

      Half duck with bones, marinated, smoked with tea leaves, simmered with spices, deep fried & chopped into finger food sized pieces.

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    16. Three Pepper Beaten Duck

      $14.99

      Tea smoked duck, with bones, flash wok fried with shredded ginger, garlic, dry red chili peppers, Serrano peppers & whole Sichuan peppercorns.

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    17. Shredded Pork with Bamboo Shoots

      $11.99

      Shredded pork sauteed with hand split bamboo shoots in simple white sauce & sesame oil.

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    18. Shredded Pork with Wood Ear

      $12.99

      Shredded pork sauteed with wood ear fungus, snow peas, red bell peppers, ginger, garlic & scallions in soy sauce & sesame oil.

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    19. Shredded Beef with Serrano Peppers

      $13.99

      Sautéed shredded beef and Serrano peppers in soy sauce, oyster sauce and fermented soybean paste

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    20. Peppercorn Chicken

      $13.99

      Battered and deep fried dark meat chicken sauteed with peppercorn oil & whole baked red Sichuan peppercorns. These peppercorns are to be eaten with the chicken pieces.

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    21. Shredded Pork in Three Paste Sauce

      $11.99

      Sauteed shredded pork in fermented sweet wheat paste, fermented soybean paste & hoisin sauce, topped with shredded green onion.

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    22. Mongolian Beef

      $13.99

      Sautéed beef slices with green and white onion in fermented sweet wheat paste, fermented soybean paste, and hoisin sauce

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    23. Fish Fillet in Fermented Black Bean Sauce

      $13.99

      Basa fish fillet sauteed with garlic bits & fermented black beans in soy sauce, oyster sauce, sesame oil & cooking wine, served on a bed of steamed baby bokchoy.

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    24. Pork with Dry Spiced Tofu

      $11.99

      Spiced dry tofu sauteed with sliced pork & fresh celeries & scallions in brown sauce & oyster sauce.

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    25. Salt & Pepper Prawns

      $16.99

      Shells on & deveined prawns sauteed with red bell pepper bits, Serrano pepper bits, white onion bits, sprinkled with salt & Chinese five spice.

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  5. Vegetables

    1. Sauteed Baby Boychoy

      $9.99

      Sauteed baby bokchoy with your choice of garlic, red chilis or plain.

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    2. Sauteed Lotus Roots

      $12.99

      Sauteed Lotus roots with your choice of garlic, red chilis or plain.

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    3. Sautéed Spinach

      $9.99

      Sautéed fresh spinach in method of your choice: plain, with garlic, with red chilies, or with fermented tofu

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    4. Shredded Potato with Jalepeño

      $8.99

      Sautéed shredded potato and shredded Serrano pepper in method of your choice: plain, with red chilis, or with rice vingegar

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    5. Sauteed Taiwanese Cabbage

      $9.99

      Sauteed Taiwanese cabbage with your choice of garlic, red chilis or plain.

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    6. Sauteed Water Spinach

      $9.99

      Sauteed water spinach with your choice of garlic, red chilis or plain.

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  6. Fried Rice & Chowmein

    1. Beef Chowmein

      $9.99

      Comes with baby bokchoy, green & white onions. Choose spicy or non-spicy. Choose two more contents from the following: chicken, shrimp, pork, or vegetables.

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    2. Beef Fried Rice

      $9.99

      Comes with eggs, green & white onions & bean sprouts. Choose spicy or non-spicy. Choose two more contents from the following: chicken, shrimp, pork, or vegetables.

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    3. Chicken Chowmein

      $9.99

      Comes with baby bokchoy, green & white onions. Choose spicy or non-spicy. Choose two more contents from the following: beef, shrimp, pork, or vegetables.

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    4. Chicken Fried Rice

      $9.99

      Comes with eggs, green & white onions & bean sprouts. Choose spicy or non-spicy. Choose two more contents from the following: beef, shrimp, pork, or vegetables.

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    5. Pork Chowmein

      $9.99

      Comes with baby bokchoy, green & white onions. Choose spicy or non-spicy. Choose two more contents from the following: beef, shrimp, chicken, or vegetables.

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    6. Pork Fried Rice

      $9.99

      Comes with eggs, green & white onions & bean sprouts. Choose spicy or non-spicy. Choose two more contents from the following: beef, shrimp, chicken, or vegetables.

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    7. Shrimp Chowmein

      $9.99

      Comes with baby bokchoy, green & white onions. Choose spicy or non-spicy. Choose two more contents from the following: beef, chicken, pork, or vegetables.

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    8. Shrimp Fried Rice

      $9.99

      Comes with eggs, green & white onions & bean sprouts. Choose spicy or non-spicy. Choose two more contents from the following: beef, chicken, pork, or vegetables.

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    9. Vegetable Chowmein

      $9.99

      Comes with baby bokchoy, green & white onions. Choose spicy or non-spicy. Choose two more contents from the following: beef, shrimp, pork, or chicken.

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    10. Vegetable Fried Rice

      $9.99

      Comes with eggs, green & white onions & bean sprouts. Choose spicy or non-spicy. Choose two more contents from the following: beef, shrimp, pork, or chicken.

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  7. Drinks

    1. House Plum Juice

      $5.00

      Brewed in-house with ume, hawberry, and licorice 1 Liter serves 2 to 3

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    2. Housemade Ice Tea

      $2.00
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    3. Chrysanthemum Hot Tea

      $1.00

      $1/person

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    4. Organic Juice

      $1.00

      Apple, Fruit Punch, or Apple Grape

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    5. Soda

      $1.50

      Coke, Diet Coke, or Sprite

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    6. Jasmine Hot Tea

      $1.00
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    7. Horizon Organic Low Fat Milk

      $2.50
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    8. Sunny D

      $1.50
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