Spareribs with Tausi (Fermented Black Beans)

This recipe is an Asian dish which I think is also adopted to Filipino taste buds. This recipe contains fermented black soybeans or salted black beans and there are also some Filipino dishes that contains this kind of beans and It’s called in Chinese as “Douchi”. What makes this more interesting is how easy and quick on cooking this dish.


1/2 kilo pork spareribs
1 Tbsp. soy sauce
Cornstarch for coating spareribs
1/4 cup cooking oil
4 cloves garlic, crushed
1 pc onion, chopped
2 Tbsp. salted fermented black beans
1/2 Tbsp. rice wine
1 tsp. soy sauce
1 Tbsp. cornstarch dissolved in 1 cup water
1 pc green bell pepper, cubed
1/2 tsp. salt
1 Tbsp. sugar

How to cook Spareribs with Tausi:

  • Cut spareribs into 2-1/2 inch pieces and marinade in soy sauce for about 30 minutes.
  • Coat ribs with cornstarch then heat cooking oil in a skillet and fry spareribs in high temperature.
  • Drain the cooking oil from the pan and leave only 1 tablespoon of oil.
  • Add in the onions, garlic and black beans and cook for 5 minutes.
  • Pour in rice wine, soy sauce and cornstarch dissolved in water.
  • Add the red and green bell peppers and season with salt and sugar.
  • Simmer until the sauce is thick. Serve hot.

Spareribs with Tausi