black bean sauce

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By Maria Espravnik
from Warrensburg, MO

This is a staple on my kitchen like it is in most asian kitchens

serves 1 jar
prep time 1 Hr
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For black bean sauce

  • 1 bag
    black beans (the asian style, not frijoles)
  • 4 clove
    garlic
  • 1 md
    ginger
  • 2 stalk
    scallions

How To Make black bean sauce

  • 1
    Rinse beans , soak them a little
  • 2
    Peel ginger and garlic
  • 3
    Chop scallions
  • 4
    Mash mash mash. Everything together If it's thick add broth to thin
  • 5
    You can fry the scallions , ginger, garlic before mashing a little oill
  • 6
    This sauce is used with stir frys ......veggies , meats fish yes tofu. Also in savory paste like mixtures; we use the mixes in something we call baos. But my personal favorite…the real reason I came up w this recipe, is mapo tofu. love it! & hold to your hats & seats, the kids love it, the tofu dish is also their favorite. Warning it is a spicy asian dish made with cayenne type peppers. HOT hot hot
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