This recipe allows you to cook up a dinner fast--it's
a microwave chicken recipe!
1 lb boneless chicken breasts
2 Tbsp dry sherry
1 Tbsp soy sauce
2 tsp sesame oil
1/2 cup chicken stock
2 tsp cornstarch
1/2 tsp sugar
1 tsp soy sauce
1 tsp hot chili paste
1 Tbsp vegetable oil
2 cloves garlic
2 tsp minced fresh ginger
2 Tbsp fermented black beans
Cut chicken into 3/4 inch pieces. Combine sherry, soy sauce, and sesame
oil in a 4-cup microwaveable casserole. Toss chicken in mixture, cover
and marinate while preparing other ingredients.
In a small boil combine stock, cornstarch, soy sauce,
sugar, chili paste and then set aside. Prepare garlic, ginger and black
beans; set aside.
Microwave chicken in marinade, covered at high for 4 to
6 minutes or until chicken is opaque and tender. Stir twice during cooking.
covered, while making sauce.
In a 2 cup glass measure, microwave vegetable oil
at high for 1 minute or until hot. Stir in garlic, ginger and black
beans and microwave, uncovered, on high for 1 minute or until fragrant.
Stir in stock mixture until smooth and microwave at high for 1 1/2 to
3 minutes or until sauce
comes to a boil and thickens. Stir once. Drain liquid off chicken, pour
black bean sauce over, stir and serve immediately.