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Chinese New Year Beans & Black Peppers

Chinese New Year Beans & Black Peppers

20 minutes
What you'll need
  • 2 tbsp salted black beans (chopped)
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2 tbsp sesame oil
  • 3 tbsp finely chopped shallots
  • 1 tbsp peeled and chopped ginger
  • 2 tbsp chopped garlic
  • 2 tbsp Chinese rice wine (or dry sherry)
  • 2 green, yellow and red peppers, seeded and cut into 2cm squares
  • 150ml water
  • 2 tbsp caster sugar
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp chilli bean sauce

Place a wok on high heat, then add oil. Once hot, add the black beans, garlic and ginger. Stir fry for 1 minute.


Add all the peppers, stir frying for a further minute.


Add the rice wine, chilli bean sauce, sugar, water and soy sauce. Cook this over a high heat for 5 minutes until the peppers are soft.


Add the sesame oil and stir in, before leaving to cool on a plate. Serve to your guests at room temperature.

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