Thursday, March 8, 2012

CHICKEN IN BLACK BEAN SAUCE



Chicken in black bean sauce is a very popular and our family favourite dish in the Chinese cuisine. I end up making it at home as well. Use boneless chicken pieces or shredded chicken for this recipe.

Ingredients:
Chicken ........... 200 gms. (boneless)
Garlic .............. 2 tsp.
Ginger ............ 1 inch piece ( julienned)
Red capsicum .... half (sliced)
Green capsicum ... half (sliced)
Spring onion ....... 2 bulbs with leaves ( chopped)
Ajinomoto ........ a pinch
Black bean sauce .. 1 tbsp
Soy sauce.............. 1 tbsp
Corn flour ........... 1 tsp
Black pepper ........ 1/4 tsp
Vinegar ............... 1 tbsp.
Oil........................ 2 tbsp.
Salt ............... to taste

Method:

1. Clean and slice the chicken fillet into thin strips.
2. Marinate the pieces with one tsp. garlic and soy sauce.

3. Heat oil in a wok and add the remaining garlic. Saute and add the marinated chicken. Stir-fry for a few minutes and simmer it to cook.(about 7-8 minutes).

4. Now put the capsicums, onion and ginger. Add the black bean sauce, ajinomoto and a little salt. Saute for 2-3 minutes.

5. Mix the corn flour in half a cup of water and add to the chicken. To finish it sprinkle the black pepper and simmer for half a minute.
(If you want to keep the consistency dry then add only quarter cup water)
Serve with plain rice/fried rice/noodles.

22 comments:

  1. Too good Shaobha!!Can v add veggies instead of chicken?

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    1. Thanks Prathima.
      Yes you can add tofu and also veggeis like bamboo shoot, broccoli, baby corn. only the cooking time will be less as the vegetables have to be crunchy and not fully cooked.

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  2. Lipsmacking dish, would love to have with a bowl of rice..yumm!

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  3. Looks really yummy ..comforting dish,nice one dear.

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  4. wow shobha! first time here and love to see some delicious recipes... thnx for sharing!! love to follow u...
    http://rasoithekitchen.blogspot.com/

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    1. Thank you for liking and following.

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  5. hmm i am drooling here shoba wonderful chicken........

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    1. Please make it .. it is our family favourite

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  6. again a simple but tasty one by you here......

    "Ab...SAB DiKHTAA HAi"
    my new post......

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  7. Yummylicious, looks just like our favorite dish in a nearby chinese restaurant.

    Aaha Oho

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  8. yummyliscious :) thank you for sharing.


    Bikram's

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  9. nice innovative chicken recipe

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