Chinese Chicken With Leeks and Black Beans

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by Susiecat too

You can find fermented black beans (dow see) at an Asian specialty market. This recipe comes from "Three Great Cuisines" by Jeff Smith, also known as "The Frugal Gourmet."

Top Review by Jo Connolly

Found this to be great, changed a few things as couldn't find Black Beans, so used a Sharwoods Black Bean Stir Fry Sauce, used Red Wine instead of Sherry also added sliced mushrooms, and a variety of peppers sliced. At the end I heated the marinade with the stir fry.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cut the chicken and soak in the marinade for 15 minutes.
  2. Heat the wok (or similar cooking pan) and add 1 tablespoon of the oil, along with the garlic and the rinsed black beans.
  3. Stir fry for a moment and add the drained chicken.
  4. Stir over high heat until the chicken is cooked, and remove to a serving plate.
  5. Add the remaining peanut oil to the hot wok, along with the leeks.
  6. Stir until leeks are tender.
  7. Return chicken to the pan along with the remaining ingredients.
  8. Stir fry for a moment, and serve immediately.

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