February 19, 2010

Chicken with Black Beans

Preparation time:20 minutes+30 minutes for marinating
Cooking time:20 minutes
Serves 4

500g(1lb)Chicken,cut into thin strips
1 tbsp cornflour
2 tbsp sherry
4 tbsp soy sauce
2 tbsp oyster sauce
2 tsp brown sugar
oil,for cooking
1 onion,thinly sliced
2 cloves garlic,finely chopped
1 tbsp ginger,finely chopped
1 red capsicum,thinly sliced
1 tbsp chill paste
1/4 cup black beans,rinsed well and grind it to paste
3 spring onions,diagonally sliced
salt to taste

1.Combine cornflour,with sherry,soy sauce,oyster sauce,salt and sugar with the chicken.Mix well and refrigerate covered for 30 minutes.
2.Drain the chicken and reserve the marinade.Stir-fry with oil in a wok for 5-7 minutes.Add more oil if necessary.Remove all the chicken from the wok once cooked.
3.Reheat the wok with oil and stir-fry ginger,garlic for 2 minutes then add onion,capsicum.Increase the heat and cook until the vegetables are just tender.
4.Add the reserved marinade,black beans,curry paste,spring onions,salt if needed and some water.Toss until the ingredients are well coated and the sauce is boiling.
5.Return the chicken and toss it again.Serve along with noodles or fried rice.

NOTE:Best served with Chow Mien Noodles.


Pavithra said...

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PranisKitchen said...

nice idea chicken and black beans ..never tried such a recipe..Looks yummy