fermented black beans means: The pungent Chinese specialty is small, preserved black soybeans that are kept in salt. They can be purchased in plastic bags or covered jars. These beans are sometimes called “salty-black beans” in Asian markets. These beans will last for many years. (in Cooking Dictionary)

What else does fermented black beans mean?

  • Salt preserved small black soybeans; they are used in Chinese cooking. Fermented black beans are very pungent and have a salty flavor. Also called Chinese black beans or salty black beans. (in Cooking Dictionary)