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Tofu in Black Bean Sauce Recipe

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time30 mins
Servings: 4
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 1 lb firm fried tofu cubed (it should be crisp outside but soft inside)
  • 1/3 cup vegetable stock chicken or beef stock can also be used
  • 2 teaspoons cooking rice wine
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 3 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1 thumb ginger minced
  • 2 tablespoons salted black beans tausi, rinsed and chopped
  • 6 green onions or leeks, sliced in 2 inch length
  • 1/2 cup red bell pepper diced
  • 2 cups bok choy chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons cooking oil


  • In a bowl, combine vegetable stock, cornstarch, sesame oil, cooking rice wine, soy sauce, salt, and ground black pepper. Stir until everything is well incorporated and set aside.
  • Heat a pan and pour-in cooking oil.
  • When the oil is hot enough, sauté the garlic and ginger.
  • Add the black beans and cook for a minute.
  • Add the red bell pepper and cook for another minute.
  • Put-in the fried tofu and cook for 2 minutes.
  • Add the green onion and bok choy and cook for 2 minutes more.
  • Pour-in the sauce mixture and cook until the texture becomes thick.
  • Transfer to a serving bowl and serve.
  • Share and Enjoy!


Serving: 4g