Recipe by Siah
"Here's a Malaysian homemade dish that's easy to follow. It is a dish that is commonly enjoyed in Malaysian Chinese households."
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light soy sauce
ground black pepper
1 1/2 pounds
skinless, boneless chicken breast meat - cubed
2 (2 inch) pieces
fresh ginger, cut into matchsticks
fermented black beans, rinsed and mashed
green bell pepper, chopped
red bell pepper, chopped
green onions, cut into 1-inch pieces
thick soy sauce
My hubby is Filipino and all the ingredients in this recipe are readily available in my pantry. I used fresh chicken tenders and followed the remaining ingredients and directions. Hubby loved it and said this recipe was a keeper. Thank you!!
I was simply looking for a new recipe in which I could cook with chicken and black beans and I found this one! This recipe has a very unique and delicious taste!
Here are some recommendations. Firstly, instead of "draining the water" I saved the "water" aka CHICKEN BROTH after I boiled the chicken. You can use this for another recipe or if your recipe turns out too sweet or salty you can always use the broth to dilute it in the end, which is what I ended up doing.
Secondly, I didn't have all of the ingredients so I made some substitutions. I didn't have oyster sauce, so instead I used fish sauce. I also didn't have thick soy sauce, but a great substitute is regular soy sauce and molasses, which I added at the end. Since I used molasses I avoided putting white sugar in the recipe as well.
This recipe is great over a bed of rice!
This was really really good, especially if you like Ginger. If you are not a ginger fan, then I would cut down on the qty given. It is strong. The chicken was so moist, and the flavors worked well together. My husband said to "put this on the redo list" so it must have been good
I really enjoyed this. I did use chicken thighs and cut the ginger up smaller than the recommended "matchsticks" so as to not bite down on big pieces. I didn't bother draining the chicken after the initial cooking as there was not much water left. Instead I just added a bit more cornstarch (about 2tsp mixed with 2tsp water) to thicken it up. The sauce was excellent and the dish was a winner in our house.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Chicken with Black Beans
Serving Size: 1/6 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 6
Amount Per Serving
** Calories: 231
** Calories from Fat: 61
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