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Stir-Fried Bitter Melon, Chicken, Black Bean Sauce
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15 INGREDIENTS • 5 STEPS • 30MINS

Stir-Fried Bitter Melon, Chicken, Black Bean Sauce

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A nice black bean sauce perfectly complements the bitter melon and chicken in this delicious stir-fry!
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Roots Community Supported Agriculture
Roots is a project of APIOPA. Our goal is to get fresh, and culturally relevant produce into Asian and Pacific Islander communities who lack access.
A nice black bean sauce perfectly complements the bitter melon and chicken in this delicious stir-fry!
30MINS
Total Time
$2.90
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
2
US / Metric
Bitter Melon
2
Medium Bitter Melons
Chicken Breast
4 oz
Chicken Breasts
or Any Other Meat
Fresh Ginger
1/2 Tbsp
Fresh Ginger, shredded
Rice Wine
1 tsp
Soy Sauce
1 tsp
Oil
2 Tbsp
Oil
or Coconut Oil
Water
1 Tbsp
Water
Sesame Oil
1/2 tsp
Sesame Oil
Granulated Sugar
1/2 tsp
Black Bean Sauce
1 Tbsp
Black Bean Sauce
Garlic
1 clove
Garlic, minced
Salt
to taste
White Rice
to taste
White Rice, cooked
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
358
Fat
26.7 g
Protein
8.9 g
Carbs
18.8 g
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step 1
Mince the Garlic (1 clove) and shred the Fresh Ginger (1/2 Tbsp). Wash and dry the medium Bitter Melons (2). Slice off the ends, halve, and spoon out the spongey white insides. Discard, keeping the dark green skin. Slice into 1/4 inch cresent moon shapes.
step 1 Mince the Garlic (1 clove) and shred the Fresh Ginger (1/2 Tbsp). Wash and dry the medium Bitter Melons (2). Slice off the ends, halve, and spoon out the spongey white insides. Discard, keeping the dark green skin. Slice into 1/4 inch cresent moon shapes.
step 2
Put bitter melon in a bowl, and liberally coat in Salt (to taste). Let sit at least 10 minutes, then rinse off salt and dry. Cut Chicken Breasts (4 oz) into thin strips. Combine Water (1 Tbsp) and Corn Starch (1 tsp) a small bowl.
step 2 Put bitter melon in a bowl, and liberally coat in Salt (to taste). Let sit at least 10 minutes, then rinse off salt and dry. Cut Chicken Breasts (4 oz) into thin strips. Combine Water (1 Tbsp) and  Corn Starch (1 tsp) a small bowl.
step 3
Heat a skillet over high heat. Add Oil (2 Tbsp) then add chicken strips. Cook without stirring for 1-2 minutes, until one side is browned, then stir fry for another 1-2 minutes. Remove from skillet, and set aside when cooked through.
step 3 Heat a skillet over high heat. Add Oil (2 Tbsp) then add chicken strips. Cook without stirring for 1-2 minutes, until one side is browned, then stir fry for another 1-2 minutes. Remove from skillet, and set aside when cooked through.
step 4
Add bitter melon to the hot skillet, and stir fry for about 1 minute. Add Soy Sauce (1 tsp), Rice Wine (1 tsp), Sesame Oil (1/2 tsp), Granulated Sugar (1/2 tsp), Ground Black Pepper (1/4 tsp), Black Bean Sauce (1 Tbsp), garlic, chicken, cornstarch, and ginger.
step 4 Add bitter melon to the hot skillet, and stir fry for about 1 minute. Add Soy Sauce (1 tsp), Rice Wine (1 tsp), Sesame Oil (1/2 tsp), Granulated Sugar (1/2 tsp), Ground Black Pepper (1/4 tsp), Black Bean Sauce (1 Tbsp), garlic, chicken, cornstarch, and ginger.
step 5
Stir fry another 2 minutes. Serve with White Rice (to taste), and enjoy!
step 5 Stir fry another 2 minutes. Serve with White Rice (to taste), and enjoy!
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Beans & Legumes
Dairy-Free
Lunch
Chicken
Shellfish-Free
Chinese
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