CooQ : Recipe: Kung Pao Chicken

Kung Pao Chicken

Chinese | Mains

Chicken
129 calories/serving
25 mins
A spicy, stir-fried Chinese dish made with tiny cubes of chicken, peanuts, vegetables of choice, green onion and chili peppers with sauces to add the zesty flavours.
Recipe by:
Banglar Rannaghor

Ingredients

chicken
salt
blackpepper powder
soy sauce
egg
cornstarch
cooking oil
garlic
ginger
dry red chilli
ground sichuan peppercorns (optional)
brown sugar
black vinegar
spring onion greens
roasted peanuts
water

Instructions

1. Cut 2 chicken breasts into bite size pieces.

2. Mix in 1/2 tsp salt, 3/4 tsp blackpepper powder, 1 tbsp soy sauce, 1 egg white and 2 tbsp cornstarch.

3. Wrap it in cling wrap and set aside to marinate for 15 minutes.

4. After 15 minutes fry the chicken pieces in oil for 5-6 minutes on medium heat. remove from heat.

5. Prepare cornstarch slurry by adding 1 tsp cornstarch with 1/4 cup water. keep it aside.

6. In a pan add 2 tbsp cooking oil, add 2 cloves of chopped garlic, 1 tsp of sliced ginger, 7-8 dry red chillies, 1 tbsp ground sichuan peppercorns (optional) and 1.5 tbsp brown sugar.

7. Transfer the fried chicken pieces into the pan.

8. Pour 1 tbsp soy sauce, 1 tbsp black vinegar and 1/4 cup of prepared cornstarch slurry.

9. Add 4 tbsp spring onion greens, 1/4 cup roasted peanuts and salt to taste.

10. Ready to enjoy!

By Banglar Rannaghor

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