Black Bean Sauce

What is Black Bean Sauce?

Chinese black bean sauce is a pungent, savory, earthy and aromatic sauce that features fermented black soybeans. It is used both as a condiment and as a main flavoring element in composed dishes.

What Does Black Bean Sauce Taste Like?

The first thing you’ll notice is the savory, salty notes from the beans themselves. They impart umami and a pop of flavor if you happen to bite into a whole one.


Fermented Black Beans Vegetable Oil Garlic Shallot Brown Sugar Dry Sherry Soy Sauce Chicken Broth


Rince the beans. Drain and mash. Cook oil, garlic, and shallot in small saucepan. Add brown sugar & beans, stir. Add the shaoxing wine, soy sauce, and chicken broth. Stir until done.




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