Kung Pao Chicken

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Kung Pao Chicken


Cooking Time

Preparation Time :30 Min

Cook Time : 30 Min

Total Time : 1 Hr 0 Min


Serves : 4
  • 500 gms boneless chicken cut into chunks

  • 2 tbsp soy sauce

  • 2 tbsp sesame oil,divided

  • 2 tbsp cornstarch, dissolved in 2 tablespoons water

  • 1 ounces hot chile paste

  • 1 tsp distilled white vinegar

  • 2 tsp brown sugar

  • 4 nos green onions, chopped

  • 1 tbsp chopped garlic

  • 8 ounces water chestnuts

  • 4 ounces chopped peanuts


  • To Make Marinade: Combine soy sauce, oil and cornstarch/water mixture . Place chicken pieces in a dish and add marinade. Cover dish and place in refrigerator for about 30 minutes.
  • For Sauce: In a small bowl combine soy sauce, oil, cornstarch/water mixture, chili paste, vinegar and sugar. Mix together and add green onion, garlic, water . In a medium skillet, heat sauce slowly until aromatic.
  • Meanwhile, remove chicken from marinade and saute in a large skillet until meat is white and juices run clear. When sauce is aromatic, add sauteed chicken to it and let simmer together until sauce thickens.