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Chinese Black Bean Chicken Recipe

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!
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 335 kcal
Author Sabrina


  • 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


  1. Cut the chicken into paper thin slices and mix with the soy sauce.
  2. Add the canola oil and sesame oil to the pan on medium-high heat.
  3. Add the chicken and cook quickly, about 2-3 minutes per side.
  4. 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.
  5. Add the black beans to the pan along with the rice wine, red pepper flakes and rice vinegar to the pan.
  6. Add the chicken and stir all the ingredients together until everything is well combined.
Nutrition Facts
Chinese Black Bean Chicken
Amount Per Serving (1 /4th recipe)
Calories 335 Calories from Fat 121
% Daily Value*
Fat 13.4g21%
Saturated Fat 2.8g14%
Cholesterol 101mg34%
Sodium 293mg12%
Carbohydrates 15.9g5%
Fiber 3.6g14%
Sugar 4.3g5%
Protein 36.6g73%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.