Pai-Ngapi Shan-Style Black Bean Chicken

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Preparation info

  • Serves

    6

    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

Brick Lane Cookbook

Brick Lane Cookbook

By Dina Begum

Published 2018

  • About

Make the soy bean paste the day before you plan on cooking this dish, or at least a few hours in advance. Put the fermented black soy beans into a food processor or blender with the onion, garlic, sugar and salt and add 50ml water. Blend until you have a thick, smoothish paste. Scrape into a bowl and mix in the sesame seeds, then refrigerate for a few hours or preferably overnight to allow the flavours to meld.

When you are ready to make the dish, dust the chicken pieces with the po

Ingredients

Make the soy bean paste the day before you plan on cooking this dish, or at least a few hours in advance. Put the fermented black soy beans into a food processor or blender with the onion, garlic, sugar and salt and add 50ml water. Blend until you have a thick, smoothish paste. Scrape into a bowl and mix in the sesame seeds, then refrigerate for a few hours or preferably overnight to allow the flavours to meld.

When you are ready to make the dish, dust the chicken pieces with the po