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Tofu in Black Bean Sauce

  • Author: Michelle Minnaar
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 2 1x


Tofu in black bean sauce is one of the most authentic Chinese tofu stir-fry recipes you can get. You’ll need fermented black bean paste and shiitake mushrooms. Enjoy!



  • 15ml (1 tbsp) vegetable oil
  • 400g (1lb) tofu, drained and cut into cubes
  • 125g (4oz) shiitake mushrooms
  • 10 spring onions, trimmed and chopped
  • 1 (70g) sachet Lee Kum Kee Black Bean Garlic Sauce


  1. Heat the oil in a wok until it starts sizzling.
  2. Fry the tofu cubes until they are browned on all sides and crispy.
  3. Add the mushrooms and spring onions and fry for 3 minutes.
  4. Pour in the sauce and fry for another 2 minutes.
  5. Serve immediately with steamed white rice.

  • Category: Main Course
  • Cuisine: Chinese


  • Serving Size: 1 serving
  • Calories: 313
  • Sugar: 8.8 g
  • Sodium: 2477 mg
  • Fat: 17.3 g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.1 g
  • Carbohydrates: 24.7 g
  • Fiber: 6.9 g
  • Protein: 20.6 g