Black Bean Yong Tau Fu

Just in case you think that I’m eating nothing but sweets, I have decided to do a YTF post today YTF-Yong Tau Fu. It’s another of my “must have” when I return to SG. Although limited in selections, there is a shop nearby that sells fresh yong tau fu every Saturday. I bought a few packets of different variaties (e.g. bitter gourd, fried bean curd..etc) and froze it.

One of my favorite way to have this, is in noodles soup. However, I used this in a stirfry as well. Lots of garlic, freshly chopped chili and black bean sauce is the way to go!


Black Bean YTF
400grams of mixed YTF
3 Tablespoons of black bean sauce (go for Lee Kum Kee, Ayam brand isn’t as good)
1 tsp of sugar
1 tablespoon of garlic
1 chopped chili

Heat oil in pan. Stir fry garlic and chili till fragrant. Add YFT and stir fry. Stir in the sauce. Toss for a few more minutes. Serve with hot steamy rice.


Besides Laksa, what other ways would you use YTF?

9 thoughts on “Black Bean Yong Tau Fu”

  1. hi daph…i remember there’s a fab place for yong tau fu hidden up lucky plaza…7th floor or something? i misss it soo much! i could eat more than 10 of the deep fried meat balls kekeke…i like the dry ones with some sweet and salty sauce…maybe add peanut sauce for more indo feel

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  2. At least you can get fresh ones near your place. I had trouble finding them back in California!Go try the Hakka-style YTF when you are Singapore. They serve it with thick bee hoon and minced meat sauce!

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  3. Oh my goodness!! I am making yong tau fu tonight! Lol! Sometimes I do this dry method, with soya beans paste, sugar, garlic, sesame oil. We don’t do chilli much in our house.

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  4. mocha-good idea!! tigerfish-it’s limited but yes! At least they have it! =)singairishgirl-hehe..great minds think alike. LOLhazza- CANNED? is there such thing? wow! i didnt know that.big boys oven- =)piggy- very true!jojo- haha.thanks! =)joe- i think so! Oyster sauce is another good idea.

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