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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!

30MIN

Total Cooking Time

15

Ingredients
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.
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Ingredients
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Servings:
2
Serves 2
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2
Medium Bitter Melons
4 oz
Any Other Meat
1/2 Tbsp
Fresh Ginger , shredded
1 tsp
Rice Wine
2 Tbsp
Oil
Coconut Oil
1 Tbsp
Water
1/2 tsp
Sesame Oil
1/2 tsp
1 Tbsp
Black Bean Sauce
1 clove
Garlic , minced
to taste
to taste
White Rice , cooked
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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 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 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!

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