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Kung Pao Chicken Recipe

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


Submitted by krissy1985

Makes 4 servings



(serving size: about 1 cup chicken mixture and 1 1/2 teaspoons peanuts)

Recipe Ingredients for Kung Pao Chicken

4 cups broccoli florets
1/2 cup snow peas
1 tablespoon ginger, divided
2 tablespoons water
1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breasts, cut into 1/4-inch strips
1/2 cup fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
2 tablespoons hoisin sauce
2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
1 teaspoon cornstarch
4 garlic cloves, minced
1 1/2 tablespoons salted peanuts, coarsely chopped

Recipe Directions for Kung Pao Chicken

  1. Sauté 1 broccli and snow peas with ginger in cooking spray; Add water. Cover; cook 2 minutes or until broccoli is crisp-tender. Remove broccoli from pan; keep warm.

  2. Heat remaining 2 teaspoons oil in pan; add remaining 1 teaspoon ginger, crushed red pepper, and chicken. Cook 4 minutes or until chicken is lightly browned, stirring frequently.

  3. Combine broth and next 5 ingredients (through garlic) in a small bowl, and stir with a whisk. Add broth mixture to pan; cook 1 minute or until mixture thickens, stirring constantly. Return broccoli mixture to pan; toss to coat. Sprinkle with peanuts.

Categories

Chicken, Vegetables, Main Dish, Asian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 290.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
207
Calories from Fat
44
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
4.9g
8%
Saturated Fat
0.8g
4%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
66mg
22%
Sodium
839mg
35%
Potassium
394mg
11%
Total Carbohydrates
14.5g
5%
Dietary Fiber
3.6g
14%
Sugars
5.2g
Protein
28.5g
Vitamin A 17% Vitamin C 149%
Calcium 6% Iron 8%
* 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
B
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • High in manganese
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
  • High in sodium
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