Asparagus Chicken With Black Bean Sauce

Recipe by Debi9400
READY IN: 45mins




  • For marinade: Combine 2 teaspoons cornstarch, 2 teaspoons soy sauce, sherry and sesame oil in a large bowl; mix well.
  • Add chicken; stir to coat well. Let stand 30 minutes.
  • Combine black bean sauce, hot chili paste, ginger and garlic; set aside.
  • Combine remaining 3 teaspoons cornstarch, remaining 2 teaspoons soy sauce, chicken broth and oyster sauce in a small bowl; mix well. Set aside.
  • Peel onion, cut into 8 wedges. Separate wedges; set aside.
  • Heat 2 tablespoons vegetable oil in a wok or large skillet over high heat.
  • Add chicken; stir-fry until cooked through, about 3 minutes. Remove chicken from wok; set aside.
  • Heat remaining 1 tablespoon vegetable oil in wok.
  • Add onion and asparagus; stir-fry 30 seconds.
  • Add water and cover.
  • Cook, stirring occasionally, until asparagus is crisp-tender, about two minutes.
  • Return chicken to wok.
  • Stir chicken broth mixture; add to wok with black bean mixture.
  • Cook until sauce boils and thickens, stirring occasionally.
  • Serve over or with rice.