Vietnamese Recipes & Cuisines (Poultry)

Black Beans Chicken Recipe

Black beans chicken with chilies and green peppers is a rich and tasty meal distinguished by the unique taste of black beans.

Ingredients : Serves 4 - 6

80 g

2 teaspoon

1 clove

2 tablespoons

500 ml




1 kg



2 teaspoon

1 tablespoon

2 teaspoon

1 teaspoon

1 teaspoon

1 teaspoon

Shallots, finely chopped

Rice wine or dry sherry

Garlic, finely chopped

Fermented, salted soy beans

Peanut oil

Small piece of dried orange peel

Fresh red chilies

Green peppers




Chicken stock

Corn Flour (blended with 3 tablespoon water)

Dark soy sauce



Monosodium glutamate (optional)

Method :
  • Chop the chicken through the bones into large, bite-sized pieces. Roll in the meat with corn flour.

  • Cut the peppers and chilies into slices and soak dried orange peel before shredding it.

  • Heat the wok until it is very hot. Pour in peanut oil and fry the chicken until it turns brown.

  • Heat the clay pot and pour 2 tablespoons peanut oil into it.

  • Add the chilies, peppers, fermented beans, chopped garlic and shallots to saut�, stirring them together until fragrant.

  • Add the chicken pieces and sprinkle with rice wine. Saut� for a further 30 seconds.

  • Blend the seasoning and add to the pot.

  • Stir and cover the clay pot to cook for 1 minutes over a high heat.

  • Keep the clay pot covered until ready to serve.

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