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Chicken in Black Bean Sauce



4 person(s)


  • 2 chicken breasts, thinly sliced into strips
  • 1 tbsp shaoxing wine
  • 1 tbsp light soy sauce


  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 20 grams ginger, cut into 2 or 3 pieces
  • 1 red chilli, seeds removed if desired
  • 80 grams Black Beans, from a tin, rinsed
  • 40 grams oyster sauce
  • 40 grams light soy sauce
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp Chicken or Vegetable Stock Powder/paste
  • 1/4 tsp white pepper

The Rest!

  • 3 spring onions, chopped diagonally into 1 cm pieces
  • 300 grams Jasmine rice
  • Vegetables of choice
  • Extra Chilli, Spring Onions to garnish
  • 6
    Preparation 5min
  • 7
  • 8
    • Appliance TM 6 image
      Recipe is created for
      TM 6
    • 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

  1. Place chicken slices, shaoxing wine and light soy sauce in a container, cover and refrigerate for about 1 hour.
  2. Sauce
  3. Add garlic, ginger and chilli into . Chop3 secs/Speed 8. Scrap down sides of .
    Add beans and turbo 1 second. Scrape down sides of .
    Add remaining sauce ingredients and mix 5 secs/speed 2.
    Leave in bowl while you prepare chicken.
  4. Chicken
  5. Pour marinated chicken onto a metal Varoma dish.
    Pour over the sauce and top with spring onons.
    Put metal varoma dish onto the varoma dish, set aside.
  6. Rice
  7. Weigh 300g jasmine rice into thermomix basket. Wash (see notes).
    Add 1000g boiling water to . Insert basket. Place lid onto and position Varoma with chicken and sauce into place.
    Steam 12 mins/Varoma temp/speed 2
    Add vegetables to the Varoma dish, and continue cooking rice, vegies and chicken for a further 5 mins or until chicken is cooked.
  8. Finishing
  9. Serve with extra spring onions and thinly sliced chilli.

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To Rince rise put 100g water into . Weigh rice into basket and place basket into . Rince 15 seconds/speed 9.

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