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Kung Pao Chicken



  • Serves 4
  • Cooks in 35 mins (20m prep + 15m cook)
  • Difficulty: advanced
  • Tastes: Bitter Salty Sour Sweet Umami
  • Estimated nutrition per serving

Chinese recipe with difficulty:advanced

local_grocery_store Ingredients

restaurant_menu Method

  1. 1.In a bowl, mix together soy sauce, rice vinegar, hoisin sauce, sesame oil, and cornstarch.
  2. 2.Heat vegetable oil in a wok or large skillet over high heat.
  3. 3.Add diced chicken and stir-fry until cooked through. Remove from the wok and set aside.
  4. 4.In the same wok, add dried red chili peppers, minced garlic, and minced ginger. Stir-fry for a minute until fragrant.
  5. 5.Return the cooked chicken to the wok and pour in the sauce mixture. Stir-fry for another 2-3 minutes until the sauce thickens and coats the chicken.
  6. 6.Add chopped peanuts and green onions. Stir-fry for another minute.
  7. 7.Serve hot with steamed rice.
  8. 8.Enjoy your spicy and delicious Kung Pao Chicken!

lightbulb_outline Tips

  • chevron_rightFor an extra kick, add more dried red chili peppers.
  • chevron_rightIf you prefer a milder version, reduce the amount of chili peppers.
  • chevron_rightFeel free to customize the recipe by adding your favorite vegetables like bell peppers or zucchini.