Chicken with Salted Black Beans, Tomatoes and Green Peppers

Preparation info
  • Serves


    as a main dish with rice
    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      25 min

Appears in
Katie Chin's Everyday Chinese Cookbook: 101 Delicious Recipes from My Mother's Kitchen

By Katie Chin

Published 2016

  • About

Salted black beans, also known as fermented black beans or dried black beans, are not the kind you find in Mexican cooking. They’re actually soybeans which have been dried and fermented with salt and other spices, and sometimes chilies and wine. Because of their pungent flavor, they’re used sparingly and paired with other strong flavors like garlic, onions and ginger. My mother and I threw a lot of dinner parties for my friends back in the day, and we always served a sparkling Shiraz with a