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Chinese Black Bean Chicken

Chinese Black Bean Chicken is a lightened version of the classic Cantonese recipe made with easy stir fry ingredients in less than 30 minutes!
Yield 4 servings
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes


  • 1 pound chicken breasts boneless skinless
  • 1 tablespoon low sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 red bell pepper cut into 1" chunks
  • 1 green bell pepper cut into 1" chunks
  • 1 yellow onion cut into 1" chunks
  • 4 tablespoons fermented black beans rinsed
  • 1 tablespoon rice wine
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 2 teaspoons rice vinegar
  • sesame seeds for garnish optional


  • Cut the chicken into paper thin slices and mix with the soy sauce.
  • Add the canola oil and sesame oil to the pan on medium-high heat.
  • Add the chicken and cook quickly, about 2-3 minutes per side.
  • Remove the chicken to a plate and add in the garlic, bell peppers and onion to the pan and cook for 1-2 minutes, stirring frequently.
  • Add the black beans to the pan along with the rice wine, red pepper flakes and rice vinegar to the pan.
  • Add the chicken and stir all the ingredients together until everything is well combined.


Serving: 1/4th recipe | Calories: 335kcal | Carbohydrates: 15.9g | Protein: 36.6g | Fat: 13.4g | Saturated Fat: 2.8g | Cholesterol: 101mg | Sodium: 293mg | Fiber: 3.6g | Sugar: 4.3g