Cooking Pork in Taosi Sauce

Cooking pork in taosi sauce is a simple home cooking recipe. While I'm adapting a Chinese dish; I'm making it my own by cooking pork in taosi without the tofu and with no frying. See how I'm cooking pork in taosi at home.

Cooking pork in taosi is usually prepared with fried tofu. To those not into tofu, I'll share with you another way of cooking pork in taosi. More so, we'll be steaming the entire dish rather than frying them in a pan. We'll enjoy the taosi sauce with the flavors of pork juices as it's sauce.

Ingredients in cooking pork in taosi sauce:
- pork spareribs, cut in bite-sized
- taosi beans, slightly crushed
- whole pepper corns
- garlic, crushed
- salt, to taste
- dried chili (optional but preferred)
- cornstarch, optional

We'll need aluminum foil in cooking pork in taosi sauce for this recipe. A steamer is required for this dish, as well. If you have no steamer at home, you can improvise by using a deep pot with lid and a strainer to place the dish unto it while the water boils. If this is not possible, you may also cook this dish by placing it on top of your rice cooker while cooking rice. 

Cooking Pork in Taosi Sauce
Cooking pork in taosi sauce
Let's start cooking pork in taosi sauce:
1. Mix all the ingredients together in a deep bowl.
2. Season the dish well. Instead of using fish sauce, we are using the taosi beans for flavor.
3. You may put a little cornstarch into the mixture in cooking pork in taosi sauce. This will thicken the pork juices when steamed.
4. Enfold the marinated pork with a foil. Make sure that it is tightly closed.
5. Place the foil on top of the steamer to cook. The dish will be ready once the flavor rises with the steam. Leave it on the pan until serving time.
If you're using rice cooker in cooking pork in taosi sauce, place it when the water starts boiling. Leave it on top of the rice until serving time.
6. Serve hot.
Cooking Pork in Taosi Sauce
Cooking pork in taosi made easy.
Cooking pork in taosi sauce in this method saves a lot of cooking time in the kitchen. Here's another taosi recipe - Morning Glory in Taosi Sauce. See if you'll like it.

Remember me when you cook this dish at home!

About the Author: Beingwell loves simple home cooking recipes. She enjoys sharing her quick easy meals, including Filipino cooking recipes in this blog. Enjoy cooking like a pro!


  1. Mahilig ako sa tofu kaya ok sakin kung haluan ng tofu. Thanks for sharing the recipe!

  2. Yeap! Tofu works, my friend! I think i-fry mo muna sya tas i-mix ko na lang sa mung bean dish after cooking!


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