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Pan-fried tofu with black bean sauce
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
20 mins

Super delicious pan-fried tofu with black bean sauce

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Chinese
Keyword: Black bean sauce, tofu
Servings: 2
Calories: 139 kcal
Author: Elaine
  • 1 box firm tofu
  • 2 tbsp. vegetable cooking oil
  • 1 tbsp. fermented black beans or black bean sauce
  • 2 cloves garlic , finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp. light soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp. water
  • 1/4 tsp. sugar
  • a small bunch of garlic sprouts (蒜苗) or scallion
  1. Cut tofu into 2 cm thick slices.

  2. Prepare a non-stick pan, pour in 2 tablespoons of cooking oil, place the tofu slices in. And fry tofu until crispy one one side and then slow down the fire and fry the other side until crispy and golden brown too.

  3. Transfer tofu out and leave the oil in. Place garlic and chopped fermented black beans or black bean sauce in and fry for 10 seconds over medium to low fire until aromatic.

  4. Place tofu, light soy sauce, stock or water  and garlic sprouts. Fry and toss until each piece is well coated.

Nutrition Facts
Pan-fried tofu with black bean sauce
Amount Per Serving
Calories 139 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Fat 14g22%
Saturated Fat 12g75%
Sodium 414mg18%
Carbohydrates 2g1%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin C 0.9mg1%
Calcium 5mg1%
Iron 0.2mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.