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rainbow delicious

April 26, 2012

Fermented black beans are essential to the creation of a reasonable cold chinese noodle dish.  They can be found in the produce section of any asian market.  Do not be afraid of these funky vacuum-packed purple bricks.  They release a lot of flavor and go a long way.  Start with a teaspoon or two, rinse them off and add them to a stir fry or make a classic black bean sauce.  Here they were dissolved in the  orange chili oil used as a base for the noodles.  A few splashes of brown rice vinegar, soy and sweet chili sauces rained in the flavor.  Red, orange and yellow peppers (ROY), along with cucumbers, cilantro and scallions (G), topped with the black beans and sesame seeds (BIV) brought out the sun…

2 Comments leave one →
  1. BigMomma permalink
    May 1, 2012 11:04 am

    I want to eat this right now!

  2. May 2, 2012 5:55 pm

    I am never having Chinese food again

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