Monday, April 16, 2012

Stir Fried Green Beans and Tofu with Black Bean Sauce

  • 2 tablespoons cooking oil
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon minced ginger
  • 2 tablespoons black bean sauce
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon chinese cooking wine (or substitute with dry sherry)
  • 1 pound green beans, cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 1 package extra firm tofu, sliced
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • Salt to taste
In a heavy skillet (or wok), heat the cooking oil over high heat. Add garlic and ginger, stir and cook until fragrant. Add black bean sauce. Toss green beans and tofu into the skillet, followed by soy sauce, chinese cooking wine/sherry, salt and pepper. Stir fry the green beans and tofu until cooked through, about 3 to 5 minutes. Transfer to a plate. Serve hot with steamed rice.


  1. this dish sounds great - definitely bookmarking it!

  2. Stir fry is one of my favourite dishes ever and yours is perfection :D

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  3. Mmmm - I love Chinese bean and tofu dishes, and this looks like a great simple to make yet fantastically flavorful dish!

  4. Very great idea on stir fry! A delicious and nutritious recipe like this is very suited for my taste. I would glad to try this tomorrow for my breakfast. Thank you for sharing!

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