Black bean chicken stir-fry with snow peas and carrots

This is the first time I make black bean stir-fry chicken. I just bought some black bean sauce from the Asian market and I know it will not be my last. This dish was super tasty, healthy, quick and easy to put together. Super delicious to say the least.

Black bean chicken stir fry

I love cooking Asian food not only because I love the flavors but also because they are super quick and versatile. This black bean chicken stir-fry can also be made vegetarian by adding more veggies or substitute the chicken with firm tofu.

Do you have an Asian market near by? Even though I have placed the links for some of the ingredients, which you can purchase on Amazon, these products will be a fourth of the price if you go to a local Asian market. I just happened to have one about 10 miles away from my house so there is where I get them all. I normally go every 6 weeks and stock my pantry with some Asian essentials.

Be ware of some of them thought because a lot contain MSG. There are several products, like oyster sauce, that I have not been able to buy just because of that.

I have made some black bean stir-fry veggies the other day as well using eggplants and onions. We love eggplant so I try to use it as much as possible. I know some of you are not to fond of it but we truly like it a lot, we couldn’t live without it.

This black bean chicken stir-fry recipe kind of jumped ahead from other recipes I wanted to post, sorry about that. I figured it was too good of a recipe for you to wait until next week for me to post it.

Well, here you have it. I hope you get to make this recipe soon. If you like Asian food you will love this dish.

Enjoy!

Black bean chicken stir fried

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Black bean chicken stir-fry with snow peas and carrots

Miryam's original recipe

Yield: 4 servings

Total Time: 20 minutes max!

Ingredients:

  • 1.5 lb organic chicken breast, cut into cubes
  • 4-5 large carrots, sliced
  • 9 oz snow peas
  • 2 tbsp olive oil

Sauce

Directions:

In a large skillet, over medium to high heat, add the oil, carrots and chicken and cook for 8-10 minutes stirring frequently until almost cooked through. Add the snow peas and cook further for about 3 minutes making sure they still remain with some crunch. You don't want to over cooked them and make them mushy.

In a small mixing bowl, mix the sauce ingredients and add to the skillet. Cook for 1 minute until the sauce thickens up a bit. Serve this black bean stir-fry chicken with egg noodles, quinoa or brown rice.

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14 comments

  1. This is SUCH good comfort food, Miryam! I would love to give your recipe a try during one of our chilly evenings in Texas. It looks so warm, comforting and delicious!

  2. I love everything crockpot and this looks fantastic!

  3. I just put some chicken in my slow cooker :-), but with Chinese herbs and ginger.
    Your bbq pulled chicken sandwich looks DIVINE!

  4. I used to make pulled chicken and pork in my slow cooker all the time when I still ate meat! Great meal!

  5. That looks so good. I’m a sucker for bbq pork. Can’t wait to try it!

  6. YUM!! This look awesome!

  7. Love bbq chicken and I love roasted veggies! This is my kind of meal!

  8. I was hoping this recipe wouldn’t include bottled BBQ sauce. I just recently started my “real food” eating journey, and I haven’t tried any organic BBQ sauces yet. Do you have any recommendations of ones that aren’t high in sugar or preservatives?

    • I get it at Trader Joe’s and it is really good. There are many BBQ bottle sauces out there that are natural. You just have to look a tad more, that’s all :-) Whole foods also carries good ones too, if not you can make your own or maybe try Amazon. I hope this info helps. Thanks for stopping by :-)

  9. I love shredded meats, this looks sooooooooo good and appetizing. Total comfort food… love dishes like this, this time of year.

  10. Gorgeous pictures.
    That is a very tempting burger, the picture is so good that I wanna pick it off the screen and enjoy.
    I can’t wait to try it out sometime. Looks so so delicious.

  11. Lovely Pictures, the burger looks delicious , will try this recipe for sure :)

  12. Hi! Can this be made in a regular pot on the stove? I dont have a crockpot.

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