Organic dehydrated black beans are cooked organic black beans that have been dried for quick use. These beans can be tossed in soups as a last ingredient or fluffed up with quick-cook rice. Our recipe recreates a popular style of fermented black bean sauce typical in Mandarin cuisine.

Prep time: 10 min

Cook time: 5 min

Total time: 15 min

Szechuan Black Beans
Copyright Recipe © 2016 Woodland Foods


Makes 1 1/2 cups


  1. Pour the beans into a mason jar or other airtight, sealable container large enough to hold 2 cups.

  2. Combine the remaining ingredients in a small pot and bring to a boil, stirring to dissolve the sugar. Pour the hot liquid over the beans and close the container.

  3. Allow the beans to rehydrate and absorb the liquid for 1 hour.

  4. Refrigerate and keep for up to 3 months.