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Chicken Chowed With Black Beans

Cuisine: Chinese
Type: Chicken, Poultry
Courses: Starters and appetizers
Serves: 4 people

Recipe Ingredients

3 lbs 1362g / 48ozChicken - hacked into
2 tablespoons 30mlLight soy sauce
2 tablespoons 30mlCornstarch
1   Egg white
1 teaspoon 5mlSalt
2 tablespoons 30mlPeanut oil
4 tablespoons 60mlPeanut oil
3   Garlic - chopped fine
1   Yellow onion - peeled and
  Into 1" pieces
3 tablespoons 45mlFermented black beans - (dow see) rinsed in plain water, mashed
2 tablespoons 30mlDry sherry
2   Green sweet bell peppers - cored and cut julienne
  Final Sauce
1 tablespoon 15mlLight soy sauce
2 tablespoons 30mlDry sherry
1 cup 237mlChicken stock
1 teaspoon 5mlBrown sugar

Recipe Instructions

Cut the chicken and soak in the marinade for 15 minutes. Heat a wok and add 2 T of the oil. Drain the marinade from the chicken and reserve. Brown the chicken pieces well in the wok, then remove and set aside.

Drain the oil from the wok and discard. Heat the wok again and add the remaining 2 T oil.

Chow the garlic for a moment and add the onions and the dow see mashed with the sherry. Chow for a moment and add the green peppers. Return the chicken to the wok along with the reserved marinade. Add the ingredients for the final sauce. Stir well and cover.

Simmer the dish until the chicken is tender but not overcooked, about 20 minutes.

Sue Klapper


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