Stir Fried Chicken with Green Beans in Black Bean Sauce


Source:  W.K. Leung ("Ah Leung") aka "hzrt8w"  (Egullet)
Adapted to use Green Beans instead of Asparagus

2 to 3 boneless chicken breasts
1 pound green beans
4 to 5 garlic cloves
1 inch of ginger
Fermented Black Beans, 4 to 5 tablespoons
Splash of chicken broth.
Green onions - sliced  (Green part only)

2 tablespoons ShaoHsing cooking wine
2 teaspoons corn starch
1 teaspoon sesame oil


Slice chicken. Marinate in shaoHsing , corn starch and sesame oil.
Mix well and leave for 20 to 30 minutes.

Blanch Green Beans.  Plunge into ice water.

Heat oil in pan/wok. Over high heat saute chicken until no longer
pink. Remove chicken from pan.

Add a little more oil to the pan.  Stir in  garlic, ginger and
black beans and saute for 20 to 30 seconds. Add a couple of
teaspoons ShaoHsing cooking wine and a splash of chicken broth.

Add green beans.  Toss to coat.  Cook for a minute and add the
chicken back into the pan.   Stir well.   Add sliced green onions
and serve.






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