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Chicken Tausi

Chicken cooked in Black Bean Sauce

  • 3 lbs chicken, cut into bite size pieces
  • 3 tablespoon black bean sauce
  • cooking oil for frying
  • 1 large onion, cubed
  • 6 pieces garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 green bell pepper, diced

For the Marinate:
  • 2 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoon cooking wine (optional)
  • 3 tablespoon cornstarch
  • dash of salt

  1. Combine all marinade ingredients.
  2. Mix chicken thoroughly and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  3. Fry marinated chicken in cooking oil until golden brown and fully cooked.
  4. Remove fried chicken and drain excess oil.
  5. Discard used oil from the wok.
  6. While frying the chicken you can start preparing the sauce then set aside.

For the sauce you need:
  • 3 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 cups of water
  • 2 tablespoon cornstarch
  1. Using the same wok add 2 tablespoon cooking oil and saute the onions.
  2. Add the minced garlic then the black bean sauce.
  3. Saute for few minutes then add the bell pepper, chicken and the sauce to the wok and cook for 5 to 10 minutes or until the sauce thickens.
  4. Transfer to a serving dish and serve.


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