Salted Black Beans (Chinese Douchi)


A really versatile ingredient, with a rich savoury flavour.


EAN: 5031477011565 SKU: TASTEW2490 Category:



Salted Black Beans also known as Fermented Black Soybeans, Chinese Fermented Black Beans (Douchi), are used in many Chinese and Asian recipes, they have a pungent aroma and a strong salty/savoury flavour and are used as an ingredient/seasoning to give a rich savoury flavour to the dish like mapo doufo a popular Chinese dish from the Szechuan province, a very popular use is to mash the beans with garlic, ginger, chilli and soy sauce to make a strong paste for flavouring sauces for stir- fries, fish and meat dishes.   

 Also can be soaked in cold water for half an hour before being added to stews and stir-fries to reduce the salty flavour.



Ingredients: Black beans (55%), Water (33%), Salt (12%) Black beans are fermented, non-GM SOY beans (Glycine max or Glycine soja).


For Allergens:  See ingredients in UPPERCASE and Bold.


GM Status: This product does not contain any genetically modified material or derivatives of genetically modified material.


Recommended Usage Rate: Use to taste.


Nutritional Information:  Typical values per 100gms.
Energy   Kcals 235 Carbohydrate 11.5
Kjoules 983 Sugars 4.0
Fat 11.0 Fibre 5.1
Saturated Fat 1.6 Salt 11.8
Protein 20.1    


Suitable for:  Vegetarians: Yes.                           Vegans: Yes.                                       Coeliacs: Yes.

Kosher Certified: No.                                        Halal Certified: No.


Shelf Life and Storage: From date of manufacture, stored in unopened original containers in a cool dry place away from direct sunlight and free from infestation – 12 months.


Country of Manufacture: China.


Statement: The above product has been manufactured in compliance with Salsa Food Safety standards and conforms to all current UK Food Regulations.

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Weight N/A
Dimensions 1 × 1 × 1 mm

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