Recipe: Kung Pao Chicken

CooQ : Recipe: Kung Pao Chicken

Kung Pao Chicken

Chinese, Mains

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


blackpepper powder
soy sauce
cooking oil
dry red chilli
ground sichuan peppercorns (optional)
brown sugar
black vinegar
spring onion greens
roasted peanuts


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