Peppers with black beans

Stir up a pepper with black bean dish for Chinese New Year

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  •   1½ tbsp groundnut oil or vegetable oil
  •   3 tbsp finely chopped shallots Shallot shal-lot Related to the onion (as opposed to being a younger version of it), shallots grow in clusters at…
  •   2 tbsp coarsley chopped salted black beans
  •   1½ tbsp finely chopped garlic Garlic gar-lik Part of the lily, or alium, family, of which onions are also a member, garlic is one of the most…
  •   1 tbsp peeled and finely chopped fresh root ginger
  •   2 red, yellow and green peppers, all seeded and cut into 2½ cm/1in squares
  •   2 tbsp Shaoxing rice wine or dry sherry
  •   1 tbsp chilli Chilli chill-ee Part of the capsicum family, chillies come in scores of varieties and colours (from green… bean sauce
  •   2 tbsp dark soy sauce Soy sauce soy sor-s An Asian condiment and ingredient that comes in a variety of of varieties ranging from light to…
  •   2 tsp caster sugar
  •   150ml vegetable stock or water
  •   2 tsp sesame oil


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