Main: Stir fried cod with black bean sauce
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  • · 500g cod fillet
  • · One and half tsp cornflower mixed with quarter tsp salt
  • · Two tbsp. fermented black beans, rinsed
  • · Two tbsp. sesame oil
  • · Three and a half tbsp. groundnut oil
  • · Three finely chopped garlic cloves
  • · One fresh red chilli, seeded and sliced thinly
  • · One tbsp. Shaoxing wine or medium dry sherry
  • · Three quarters of tab cornflower mixed with three tbsp. chicken or vegetable stock
  • · 175g of mangetouts
  1. · Pat cod dry and cut into three quarter inch wide pieces
  2. · Coat evenly with seasoned cornflower
  3. · Mash beans with sesame oil to form paste
  4. · Heat a wok over high heat, add groundnut oil
  5. · Add garlic, chilli and black bean paste and stir
  6. · Add the fish and stir and mix for thirty seconds until brown
  7. · Add the wine or sherry and mangetouts
  8. · Reduce heat and continue to stir for about two minutes, until the fish is cooked
  9. · Mix cornflower and chicken stock together and add to wok, continue to stir until it thickens and then serve
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