Kung Pao Chicken Recipe

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Looking for an easy Kung Pao Chicken recipe? Learn how to make Kung Pao Chicken using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by kasboo

Makes 4 servings



homemade kung pao chicken per allrecipes.com recipe.

Recipe Ingredients for Kung Pao Chicken

1 lb chicken, boneless skinless breast fillets
1 tablespoons white wine
1 tablespoons soy sauce
2 tablespoons sesame oil, divided
2 tablespoons cornstarch, dissolved in 2 tablespoons water
1 ounce hot peppers, chile
1 teaspoon white vinegar, distilled
2 teaspoons brown sugar
4 green onions, chopped
1 tablespoon chopped garlic
8 ounce water chestnuts
4 ounces chopped peanuts

Recipe Directions for Kung Pao Chicken

  1. To Make Marinade: Combine 1 tablespoon wine, 1 tablespoon soy sauce, 1 tablespoon oil and 1 tablespoon cornstarch/water mixture and mix together. Place chicken pieces in a glass dish or bowl and add marinade. Toss to coat. Cover dish and place in refrigerator for about 30 minutes.

  2. To Make Sauce: In a small bowl combine 1 tablespoon wine, 1 tablespoon soy sauce, 1 tablespoon oil, 1 tablespoon cornstarch/water mixture, chili paste, vinegar and sugar. Mix together and add green onion, garlic, water chestnuts and peanuts. In a medium skillet, heat sauce slowly until aromatic.

  3. 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.

Categories

Chicken, Main Dish, Chinese, Saute, Simmer

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 243.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
516
Calories from Fat
221
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
24.6g
38%
Saturated Fat
3.9g
20%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
87mg
29%
Sodium
318mg
13%
Potassium
688mg
20%
Total Carbohydrates
32.3g
11%
Dietary Fiber
3.0g
12%
Sugars
3.5g
Protein
42.2g
Vitamin A 5% Vitamin C 48%
Calcium 8% Iron 19%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
C+
  Good points
  • Low in sugar
  • High in niacin
  •   Bad points
  • Contains alcohol
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