Kung Pao Chicken

4
Servings
30m
Prep Time
18m
Cook Time
48m
Ready In


"Our favourite recipe for Kung Pao Chicken, very delicious served over brown rice or over noodles. Adapted to our tasts from a recipe by Micheal Smith. it looks long and complicated but it fact is very easy to make and enjoy!!"

Original recipe yields 4 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (341.2 g)
  • Calories 290.2
  • Total Fat - 15.5 g
  • Saturated Fat - 3.6 g
  • Cholesterol - 10.8 mg
  • Sodium - 377.7 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 29 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 6.1 g
  • Sugars - 9.7 g
  • Protein - 11.9 g
  • Calcium - 155.9 mg
  • Iron - 1.9 mg
  • Vitamin C - 62.4 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.2 mg

Step 1

Stir Fry:

Step 2

Prepare all the vegetables and pile in groups on a large tray, set aside until ready to use.

Step 3

Chicken:

Step 4

Put the cornstarch in a bowl and toss the chicken in it until thoroughly coated. Set aside in refrigerator until ready to use.

Step 5

Sauce:

Step 6

Put the ingredients in bowl and whisk together until smooth

Step 7

To Cook:

Step 8

Prepare the vegetables, chicken and sauce, ready to quickly add to wok.

Step 9

Heat a wok or large frypan over high heat; pour a splash of oil into the pan adn when it is smoking hot add the peppercorns (or chili flakes), stir for 1 minute.

Step 10

Add the garlic and chopped ginger; stir fry for 1 minute

Step 11

Add the coated chicken to the wok; stirfry until the chicken is golden brown, about 5 or 6 minutes

Step 12

Add the peppers and celery to the wok; continue to stirfry another 3 minutes

Step 13

If the sauce has settled, quickly give it another whisk and add to the wok; stir constantly until thick and bubbly

Step 14

Add the bean sprouts and green onion; stirfry just until combined; remove from heat

Step 15

Serve hot over brown rice or egg noodles

Tips & Variations


No special items needed.

Tags : Dinner

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LindasBusyKitchen

Derf, you have done it again. I loved the addition of the peanut butter, and yes, I used chunky too for the added crunch. I served it up with some noodles and my boyfriend and I enjoyed it very much! Thank you for another great dish Derf! Linda

(21 Sep 2012)