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Chicken and Black Bean



4 portion(s)

Black Bean Sauce

  • 120 gram water
  • 20 gram shaoxing wine, or sherry
  • 50 gram soy sauce
  • 50 gram oyster sauce
  • 1 tsp brown sugar
  • 10 gram cornflour, or 1 tbsp
  • 1/2 tsp dried chilli flakes
  • 4 tbsp Tinned Black Beans

Chicken and Black Bean

  • 550 gram chicken breasts
  • 1 cm fresh ginger
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 spring onions
  • 1 onion cut into 8 wedges
  • 10 gram sesame oil
  • 110 gram Swiss Brown Mushrooms
  • 45 gram red capsicum
  • 80 gram broccoli
  • 50 gram Sugar snap peas
  • 100 gram dried egg noodles
  • 6
    Preparation 40min
  • 7
  • 8
    • Appliance TM 5 image
      Recipe is created for
      TM 5
      Please note that the TM5 mixing bowl has a larger capacity than the TM31 (capacity of 2.2 liters instead of 2.0 liters for TM 31). Recipes for the Thermomix TM5 may not be cooked with a Thermomix TM31 for safety reasons without adjusting the quantities. Risk of scalding by spraying of hot liquids: Do not exceed the maximum filling quantity and observe the filling level markings of the mixing bowl!

Recipe's preparation

    Black Bean Sauce
  1. Add all ingredients in TM bowl - EXCEPT BLACK BEANS - and mix for 10 seconds on speed 3.  Set aside and add black beans into sauce.

    Rinse and dry TM bowl.

  2. Chicken and Black Bean
  3. Cut chicken into large pieces, place in a ceramic bowl and add 3 tbsp black bean sauce to marinate. Set aside.

    Add ginger, garlic and spring onions to TM bowl and chop for 3 seconds on speed 6.  Add onion and seasame oil and cook for 10 minutes on 100 speed 1.

    Stir black bean sauce then add to onion mixture and cook for 5 minutes on 100 speed 1.  Set aside in a small thermoserver or jug to keep warm.

    Rinse TM bowl and place 800g water in TM bowl to steam.

    Place chicken in varoma dish and cook for 12 minutes on Varoma temperature on speed 2.

    While chicken is cooking prep the veggies and place on the varoma tray. Set aside. Place dried egg noodles in TM basket and set aside.

    When 12 minutes is gone, turn the chicken, then add the TM basket into the TM jug, replace the lid, and add the varoma tray wtih veggies on top of the chicken and cook for 8 minutes on varoma temperature on speed 3.

    Place chicken, veggies and rinsed noodles into a thermoserver and pour over the black bean sauce.  Stir gently to combine.

    Leave it to rest for a few minutes for the flavours to combine then serve.




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You can cook rice at the same time as cooking chicken if you don't want noodles.

Use whatever veggies you would like or have.

The sauce can be made a few days before.  Just stir it before you use.

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  • We have had this meal several times now and it...

    Submitted by Rainie on 8. December 2018 - 11:35.

    We have had this meal several times now and it never fails to please. Hubby loves it!Smile

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  • Delicious with authentic flavours. Loved the...

    Submitted by van der Ploeg on 19. November 2018 - 19:45.

    Delicious with authentic flavours. Loved the addition of real black beans. I doubled both the sauce and the amount of vegetables. Thanks for sharingLove

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  • Very nice, I think I will double the sauce though...

    Submitted by mmcrg on 3. February 2018 - 20:46.

    Very nice, I think I will double the sauce though next time as we found there wasn’t enough so the flavour was mild.

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  • This recipe is delicious. Hubby had two helpings....

    Submitted by Rainie on 23. January 2018 - 10:49.

    This recipe is delicious. Hubby had two helpings. Will be doing it again!

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  • Easy to make and very tasty

    Submitted by Tracystj on 27. May 2017 - 12:08.

    Easy to make and very tasty.

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