Chicken with Black Beans
Soak beans overnight in water. The next day, drain beans, rinse and drain again. Then cook beans in a large pot of boiling salted water until al dente (about 40 minutes) and drain. Rinse scallions. Place half of scallion greens aside as a garnish. Finely chop remaining scallions.
Peel garlic and finely chop. Rinse chile pepper, remove seeds and finely chop. Rinse bell peppers, remove ribs and seeds and finely chop. Cut chicken into bite-sized pieces. Cook rice according to package information in a pot of lightly salted water.
Meanwhile, heat sesame oil in a frying pan and brown meat on all sides, remove and keep warm. Add garlic, scallions and chile pepper and saute briefly in remaining sesame oil. Add bell peppers and beans and saute briefly. Add meat again, cook briefly, then add vegetable broth and season with soy sauce, pepper and hot-pepper sauce.
To serve, arrange rice in serving bowls and top with chicken and black beans and garnish with scallions.