Chinese Food

Steamed Spare Ribs with Black Bean Sauce Recipe

Steamed Spare Ribs with Black Bean Sauce is a classic Cantonese dim sum dish like Dumplings, Wonton, congee and Spring Rolls. This authentic Chinese steamed spare ribs recipe is very simple and delicious!

This dish is great for lunch or dinner and the best to serve with rice. Try out this quick Chinese dim sum steamed pork spare ribs recipe.

What is black bean sauce made of?

Black bean sauce is a common ingredient in Chinese cuisine, particularly Sichuan cuisine. It is a thick black sauce made with douchi, salted fermented soy beans, along with plenty of garlic and it’s just packed with flavour!


Spare ribs Taro
Appropriate amount of onion appropriate amount of ginger
Appropriate amount of garlic Appropriate amount of oil
appropriate amount of salt Right amount of chicken powder
Appropriate amount of soy sauce Appropriate amount of cooking wine
Oyster sauce Fermented black beans
Appropriate amount of meat tenderizer Appropriate amount of starch


Steamed Spare Ribs with Black Bean Sauce Recipe

Garlic and Giner

step 1

Prepare garlic and ginger.

fermented black beans

Step 2

Chopped fermented black beans.

marinated Spare Ribs

Step 3

Add inĀ  soy sauce, chicken powder, tender meat powder, starch and oyster sauce.

Marinated Spare Ribs

Step 4

Add in chopped ginger, onion, garlic and fermented black beans.

Marinated Spare Ribs

Step 5

Mix it well.

marinate food

Step 6

marinate for 2 hours.


Step 7

Cut the taro into pieces, don’t put too big pieces on the bottom of the plate, it will be more difficult to taste

Spare Ribs in wok

Step 8

Spread the marinated ribs on the taro, put the water in the wok and steam, the specific time is subject to the amount of ribs.

Steamed Spare Ribs with Black Bean Sauce

Step 9

It’s done.


Tips for Steamed Spare Ribs with Black Bean Sauce

The sauce of fermented black beans and ginger, onion and garlic tastes very good, and it can also be used to steam yellow bone fish


How long should ribs be steamed?

Cut the ribs in half (or in thirds) so that they’ll fit in the steamer (see Cook’s Note). Cover the pot and steam the ribs slowly over low heat until the meat is very tender, 30 minutes to 1 hour depending on grill temperature.


Is black bean sauce Healthy?

Cooking with black bean sauce adds 65 calories and 6 g fat to each individual portion. Despite the fat, this remains a heart-healthy addition because it contains no cholesterol and no saturated fats.


What is the taste of black bean sauce?

Black bean sauce is an important and popular ingredient in Chinese cuisine, particularly Cantonese and Sichuan cooking. It’s as common as an everyday condiment as ketchup is here. Sharp, pungent, salty and spicy with a hint of sweet, black bean sauce contributes a flavor to Chinese food like no other.


Is Chinese black bean sauce OK for diabetics?

Beans, including black beans, are considered a superfood for diabetics. Studies suggest that adding black beans to a meal can help keep blood sugar levels stable in people with type 2 diabetes.

Spread the love

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *