Kung Pao Chicken Recipe

Kung Pao chicken is a spicy, stir-fried Chinese dish made with cubes of chicken and vegetables and chili peppers. The classic dish in Sichuan cuisine originated in the Sichuan Province of south-western China and includes Sichuan peppercorns. Although the dish is found throughout China, there are regional variations that are typically less spicy than the Sichuan serving. Kung Pao chicken is also a staple of Westernized Chinese cuisine.
You can make Kung Pao Chicken right at home! With crisp-tender, mouthwatering chicken pieces swimming in the most delicious silky Chinese sauce exploding with flavor, this is one Kung Pao chicken recipe that you can make at home.
In this first I have marinated chicken pieces in a mixture of cornstarch. You can also use vinegar Then you’re going to quickly fry them in hot oil before finishing them off in the stir-fry with other ingredients. The cornstarch marinade not only provides amazing flavor to the chicken, it acts like a protective coating which seals moisture inside the chicken, creating beautiful golden edges while preventing the chicken from overcooking.Once the chicken is done you can add in the sauce and stir it the sauce should be slightly thick and silky sauce, coating each piece of chicken perfectly.
For the stir fry, I’ve included red and green bell peppers (or capsicums) and the traditional . You can also add in diced celery, sliced carrots and also instead of chicken you can add potatoes . I have also shared some tips to make the recipe more tasty so let's see how we can make this Chinese kung pao chicken.

Yields1 Serving

 1 Chicken Breast pieces,
 1 tbsp Corn flour
 Salt to taste
To make Sauce
 1 tsp Oil
 1 tbsp Garlic, chopped
 1 tbsp Ginger, chopped
 1 Onion, sliced
 1 tbsp Red chili paste
 1 cup Red bell pepper, cut in cubes
 1 cup Yellow bell pepper, cut in cubes
 2 Red chilies
 1 cup Spring Onion, chopped

1

In a bowl add the chicken pieces, corn flour sprinkle some salt and mix it well.

2

Heat oil in pan and add the chicken pieces and deep fry them remove it on an absorbent paper.

3

In pan heat oil, add chopped garlic, chopped ginger, sliced onion and stir fry it don’t cook too much just toss it.

4

Now add the red chilli paste and mix well, add red bell pepper, yellow bell pepper and toss it well don’t overcook it.

5

Now add the fried chicken and stir fry it, add dried chilies, chopped spring onions mix and serve hot.

Ingredients

 1 Chicken Breast pieces,
 1 tbsp Corn flour
 Salt to taste
To make Sauce
 1 tsp Oil
 1 tbsp Garlic, chopped
 1 tbsp Ginger, chopped
 1 Onion, sliced
 1 tbsp Red chili paste
 1 cup Red bell pepper, cut in cubes
 1 cup Yellow bell pepper, cut in cubes
 2 Red chilies
 1 cup Spring Onion, chopped

Directions

1

In a bowl add the chicken pieces, corn flour sprinkle some salt and mix it well.

2

Heat oil in pan and add the chicken pieces and deep fry them remove it on an absorbent paper.

3

In pan heat oil, add chopped garlic, chopped ginger, sliced onion and stir fry it don’t cook too much just toss it.

4

Now add the red chilli paste and mix well, add red bell pepper, yellow bell pepper and toss it well don’t overcook it.

5

Now add the fried chicken and stir fry it, add dried chilies, chopped spring onions mix and serve hot.

Kung Pao Chicken Recipe
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