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Tilapia with Salted Black Beans

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time50 mins
Servings: 4
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 1 large tilapia sliced crosswise (steak cut)
  • 1/4 cup canned tausi salted black beans - discard the water
  • 1/2 cup chopped flat leaf parsley
  • 1 medium yellow onion diced
  • 2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons oyster sauce
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch diluted in 1/2 cup water
  • cooking oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Rub salt and pepper all over the sliced tilapia. Let it stand for 10 minutes.
  • Heat 1 cup of cooking oil in a frying pan.
  • Pan-fry the sliced tilapia in medium heat for about 5 minutes per side or until the color turns medium brown. Remove the fried tilapia and place in a plate lined with paper towel.
  • In a clean cooking pan, heat about 2 tablespoons of cooking oil.
  • Saute the garlic and onion.
  • When the onion softens,add the parsley and salted black beans.
  • Put the fried tilapia in the pan. Add the soy sauce, oyster sauce, and cornstarch diluted in water. Stir gently and let boil. Cover and simmer for 10 to 15 minutes.
  • Add pepper to taste. Note: you can add more water to make it taste less salty.
  • Transfer to a serving bowl.
  • Serve. share and enjoy!


Serving: 4g