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Chicken And Black Beans

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  Chicken meat 3 Tablespoon (Raw Dark Variety)
  Salt To Taste
  Sugar To Taste
  Monosodium glutamate 1 Pinch (Ve-Tsin)
  Ginger sherry 1 Teaspoon
  Sesame oil 1 Teaspoon
  Soy sauce 1 Teaspoon
  Cornflour 1 Teaspoon
  Fresh ginger slices 3 (Thin Slices)
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm)
  Canned black beans 1 Tablespoon
  Peanut oil 1 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 Small, chopped
  Chicken stock 15 Milliliter (1 Small Ladle)
  Water 2 1⁄2 Teaspoon (1 Dessertspoon)

Cut the chicken meat into slices and place them in a bowl.
Add a pinch salt, sugar, Ve-Tsin ,1/2 teaspoon sherry, few drops sesame oil, 1/2 teaspoon soy sauce and a pinch cornflour and work all thoroughly together.
Leave to rest.
Chop the ginger and garlic.
Add the black beans and mash together to a smooth paste.
Heat 1 dessertspoon of peanut oil in frying-pan and cook the onion in it for 1-2 minutes.
Add the above paste and cook for a further minute.
Meanwhile, have deep peanut oil heating to 375°F. or 190°C.
Drop the chicken pieces into it and cook them till a warm gold colour.
Drain them and add them to the frying-pan.
Add also another pinch salt, sugar, Ve-Tsin, the remaining sherry, few drops sesame oil, remaining soy sauce and the stock.
Bring to the boil.
Finally, blend 1 level teaspoon cornflour with the water, stir it in and boil for 1 1/2 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 485 Calories from Fat 249

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 28 g43.3%

Saturated Fat 5.6 g27.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 34.2 mg11.4%

Sodium 1033.9 mg43.1%

Total Carbohydrates 46 g15.4%

Dietary Fiber 5.6 g22.4%

Sugars 9 g

Protein 14 g27.9%

Vitamin A 1.3% Vitamin C 30.3%

Calcium 8.4% Iron 10.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Chicken And Black Beans Recipe