Chicken in Black Bean Sauce

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In need of a simple recipe for a delicious chicken stir-fry? Look no further! This easy-to-follow Chicken in Black Bean Sauce recipe can be made in just 1 hour, perfect for when you don’t have a lot of time to cook.

Chicken in Black Bean Sauce
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Serves: 4
  • 2 tbsp sunflower oil
  • 1 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 red peppers, seeds removed, sliced
  • 1 garlic clove crushed
  • 2 red finger chillies, seeded and finely sliced on the diagonal
  • 4 small chicken breasts skinned and sliced into long strips
  • 4 spring onions cut into 4cm/1-2in slices
  • 1 tsp cornflour
  • 6 tbsp blackbean sauce from jar
  • 2 tbsp dry sherry
  • 75ml/3fl oz water
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh coriander
  • prawns (optional)
  1. Get a large frying pan or wok. Heat up some oil in the wok.
  2. Add the pepper and red onion. Stir-fry for about 1-2 minutes
  3. Add the chicken, chilli and garlic. Cook on a high heat for around 4-6 minutes (or until the chicken is tender)
  4. Add the spring onions and cook for another minute.
  5. In a small bowl, combine the cornflour, black bean sauce, sherry and water. Mix well.
  6. Add the sauce mixture to the wok. Stir until the sauce has thickened slightly.
  7. Enjoy!
Serve with steamed or boiled rice. Add some prawns for extra flavour!

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