How to make Chicken in Black Bean Sauce -

The black bean paste gives this chicken dish a unique taste and falvour

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Boneless chicken (हड्डी रहित चिकन), Black bean paste (ब्लैक बीन पेस्ट)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Main Course Chicken

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Chicken in Black Bean Sauce

Chicken in Black Bean Sauce Recipe Card


Hindi: murgh
Be a kid or a teenage or an adult or an oldie, chicken lovers trend all over the world at all times! One meat that is a favourite of all beyond belief! When cooked, it can be presented in many guises. Sauté it, fry it, toss it, bake it, steam it – eat it the way you want to. Whatever its form may be upon being cooked, its flavour may change but its flesh remains high in protein, low in fat and can be digested easily.

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Chicken in Black Bean Sauce Recipe

  • Boneless chicken cut into 1 inch cubes 350 grams

  • Black bean paste 3 tablespoons

  • Oil 1 tablespoon + to deep fry

  • Salt to taste

  • Black pepper powder 1 teaspoon

  • Cornflour/ corn starch 3 tablespoons

  • Ginger-garlic paste 1 tablespoon

  • Tomato ketchup 1 tablespoon

  • Oyster sauce 1 tablespoon

  • Green chilli sauce 1 tablespoon

  • Ginger 1½ inch, cut into juliennes + for garnishing

  • Cinnamon powder ½ teaspoon


Step 1

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai.

Step 2

Take chicken pieces in a bowl, add salt and ½ teaspoon pepper powder and mix well. Add 1 tablespoon black bean paste and mix well. Add 1 tablespoon cornflour and mix well. Set aside to marinate for 10-15 minutes.

Step 3

Deep-fry the marinated chicken pieces in hot till golden and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 4

Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a non-stick wok, add ginger-garlic paste and sauté well. Add the remaining black bean paste and mix well. Add tomato ketchup, oyster sauce and chilli sauce and mix well.

Step 5

5. Combine remaining cornflour and water in a bowl and mix well to make a smooth slurry. Add this to the wok and mix well stirring continuously. Adjust water if required and cook for a minute. Switch off the heat.

Step 6

Drop the fried chicken pieces to the wok. Add ginger juliennes, remaining pepper powder and cinnamon powder and mix well. Cook for a minute.

Step 7

Serve hot garnished with ginger juliennes.

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