Serve this for dinner with Confetti Pepper Rice, but save two drumsticks for your child's lunch the next day. Black beans and garlic sauce is a Chinese convenience item available at most grocery stores. Made of seasoned fermented black beans, its sharp and salty flavour seems universally appreciated by children.
- Portion size 4 servings
- Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: May 2004
- 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
- 8 skinless chicken drumsticks
- 1 small onion chopped
- 2 teaspoons grated gingerroot
- 1/3 cup chicken stock
- 1 tablespoon cornstarch
- 3 tablespoons black bean garlic sauce
- 2 teaspoons sesame oil
- 1/2 teaspoon granulated sugar
- 1 tablespoon sesame seeds toasted
In skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat; brown drumsticks. Transfer to plate.
Drain off any fat in pan. Fry onion and ginger over medium heat until softened, about 5 minutes.
Return chicken and any accumulated juices to pan. Add chicken stock and 2/3 cup (150 mL) water; bring to boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer until juices run clear when chicken is pierced.
Meanwhile, in small bowl, whisk cornstarch with 1 tbsp (15 mL) water; stir into liquid in pan along with black-bean-and-garlic sauce, sesame oil and sugar; cook until thickened and bubbly, about 1 minutes. Sprinkle with sesame seeds.
Nutritional facts <b>Per serving:</b> about
- Sodium 360 mg
- Protein 25 g
- Calories 268.0
- Total fat 14 g
- Cholesterol 94 mg
- Saturated fat 2 g
- Total carbohydrate 10 g
- Iron 11.0
- Folate 5.0
- Calcium 2.0
- Vitamin A 2.0
- Vitamin C 7.0