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This thai tofu in black bean sauce is good served over pad thai rice noodle or any noodles. It’s also good with rice.


  • 3 medium chopped onions
  • 1 1/2 cups firm tofu, cut into bit-sized cubes
  • 3 medium carrots, sliced
  • 1 small hot chili, finely chopped
  • 1 cup snow peas or 1 cup frozen green peas
  • 1/2 cup black bean sauce (buy from thai section in market)
  • 1 tsp. shredded lemongrass
  • 3 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1 tbsp. minced ginger
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/3 cup water


  1. In a large skilled, heat the oil and fry the tofu until browned. Remove from skillet.
  2. Add the onion, garlic, ginger, chili and lemongrass and cook for 1 minute.
  3. Add carrots and peas and cook for another minute.
  4. Add the cooked tofu. Stir in the black bean sauce and water. Simmer briefly & serve.