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Black Bean Chicken ~ 豉汁鸡


A simple chicken dish, enhanced with fermented black beans and oyster sauce together with a generous amount of ginger and garlic.  The kitchen was simply aromatic as I was sauteing the chopped garlic, ginger and fermented black beans.  Must admit it was a delicious dish to pair well with white rice.





Black Bean Chicken  ~   豉汁鸡

Ingredients

  • 750 gm (3 whole leg of chicken, cut into bite size)
  • 2 onions, sliced
  • 1.1/2 Tbsp fermented black beans
  • 1 Tbsp oyster sauce
  • 6 pips garlic, chopped
  • 1 tsp chopped ginger
  • 1/4 tsp dark soya sauce
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 2 tsp cornflour + 2 tsp water to thicken
Method
  1. Season the chicken with a bit of salt, set aside.
  2. Heat up a wok with some oil, saute the chopped ginger, garlic and black beans till fragrant.
  3. Add in the chicken, sir fry for a while, add in the oyster sauce.  
  4. Add in 1.1/2 cups of water and let it simmer till chicken is cooked through and tender.
  5. Toss in the sliced onions, add in the cornflour thickening and fine tune to taste.
  6. Dish out and serve with rice.


Comments

  1. So flavoursome and appetizing...I would some more rice with it.

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  2. I wanted more rice to go with this delicious black bean chicken. Looks very delicious!

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    1. Just need to add a vegetable dish and that's a meal!

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    1. Yes it was, maybe you can give it a try too!

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