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Fantastic Chicken/Chicken in black bean sauce ~ 豆豉鸡

This is a copycat dish from Old Kingdom Chinese restaurant in Surrey Hills, Melbourne.  When we saw 'Fantastic Chicken' dish on the menu, all of us were curious and yes, we agreed to give it a shot.  When the dish was served, there's nothing 'fantastic' about it, it's just chicken fillet fried with black bean sauce.  Nonetheless, it was a delicious and tasty dish to pair with a plate of steaming hot white rice.




Fantastic Chicken/Chicken in black bean sauce ~  豆豉鸡
Ingredients

  • 270 gm chicken leg, deboned
  • 2 onions, sliced or cut into wedges
  • 1 medium size capsicum, sliced
  • 1.1/2 tsp black bean 
  • Salt and a bit of sugar to taste
  • 1 tsp cornflour + 3 tsp water
Method
  1. Slice up the chicken and season with some pepper, pinch of salt and a bit of sugar.  Set aside.
  2. Heat up a wok or pan with some oil, add in the black bean , saute till fragrant, add in the seasoned chicken and stir-fry till cooked.  Add in some water if  it's too dry.
  3. Toss in the onion and capsicum, stir-fry.
  4. Fine tune to taste and add in the cornstarch.  Mix well.
  5. Dish out and serve with rice.

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