Smoked Tofu Steamed with Black Beans & Chillies

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By Neil Perry

Published 2008

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I love the taste of this smoked tofu. It’s available in Chinatowns and Asian food stores all around the world. One of my favourite Hunan dishes pairs this, thinly sliced, with thinly sliced pork belly, stir-fried with leek and chilli. Now that is a dish worth travelling for.


  • 250 g (9 oz) smoked tofu
  • a good pinch of chilli flakes


Cut the tofu into slices about 1 cm (½ inch) thick and place in a heatproof bowl. Sprinkle the chilli flakes, ginger, black beans, oil, soy sauce and the sugar over the top of the tofu. Pl