Hot Preserved Bean Curd Sauce

November 7, 2022  Cambodian Chef Avatar
Hot Preserved Bean Curd Sauce

Hot Preserved Bean Curd Sauce is a popular vegetarian delight in Sino-Khmer cuisine, featuring preserved bean curd or fermented soybean—a beloved ingredient in this culinary tradition. The sauce serves as an excellent accompaniment for both cooked and raw vegetables, providing a flavorful and spicy twist to the dining experience.

To prepare this delectable sauce, gather the following ingredients: 1 tablespoon of fresh lime juice, 1 tablespoon of sugar, 4 chopped hot chili peppers (optional, based on personal preference), and a small jar (4 oz or 113 grams) of hot preserved bean curd. The process begins by mixing the lime juice and sugar in a small bowl until the sugar completely dissolves. To this mixture, add the chopped hot chili peppers according to taste preferences. Next, incorporate the hot preserved bean curd, gently stirring until all the ingredients are well combined.

The Hot Preserved Bean Curd Sauce is versatile and can be enjoyed with a variety of dishes. For a satisfying meal, it can be served with rice alongside both cooked and raw vegetables. The resulting combination offers a harmonious blend of flavors, with the spiciness of the preserved bean curd complementing the freshness of the vegetables. This simple yet flavorful sauce is sure to add a delightful kick to any vegetarian culinary adventure.


1 tablespoons of fresh lime juice
1 tablespoon of sugar
4 chopped hot chili pepper or to your taste (option)
1 small jar 4 oz (113 gram) of hot preserved bean curd

Directions to make Hot Preserved Bean Curd Sauce

  1. In a small bowl, mix lime juice with sugar till sugar dissolved, add hot chili pepper, stirs, add preserve bean curd and gently mix it together.
  2. Serve with rice along with cooked or raw vegetables.

Enjoy it

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 2

Calories Per Serving: 147

% Daily Value
Total Carbohydrate ‏20g 7%
Total Fat ‏5g 6%
Saturated Fat ‏1g 5%
Dietary Fiber ‏1g 4%
Protein ‏7g 14%
Sodium ‏349mg 15%
Sugars ‏15g 30%


15 min


15 min




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