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Kung Pao Chicken: Easy Recipe

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Who doesn’t like some Chinese food?

Asian food, specially Chinese, has very special taste. They know how to use the different spices and sauces to create spectacular tastes. Sometimes, the Chinese food crave hits, you just have to go get it; but we gotta admit, it can be a little bit pricey. The good news is, a lot of meals can be easy prepared at home.

Kung Pao chicken is a popular Chinese dish made with diced chicken, chilies, and peanuts.

Here is the easy recipe:

Ingredients:

400-500g chicken, 100g peanuts

Seasonings:

Dried red chilies, 5 green onions, a piece of ginger, 5 pieces of garlic, 30g cooking oil, 15g thick broad-bean sauce, 5g cooking wine, 15g cooking starch, 2g salt, 5g rice vinegar, 10g soy sauce, and 5g sugar

Preparation

1. Clean the chicken breasts and dice them.

2. Stir together the cooking wine, cooking starch, and salt, and marinated the chicken cubes in the mixture for half an hour.

Kung Pao Chicken

3. Soak peanuts in hot water for 10 minutes and remove the peanut skins.

4. Clean the dried red chili peppers and cut them into small pieces. Clean and chop the green onions. Clean and dice the ginger and garlic.

cooking Kung Pao Chicken

5. Make a bowl of starchy sauce with the sugar, soy sauce, rice vinegar, and cooking wine.

Instructions:

1. Use a moderate amount of oil to fry the peanuts until they turn yellow, drain them, and set them on a plate to cool. Cool peanuts are crisper.

2. Using high heat, heat oil in a hot wok, then add the chicken cubes, and fry until they turn slightly brown. Drain them and remove them to a plate.

3. Leave some cooking oil in the wok, and using a high heat stir-fry the dried chilies for 30 seconds to release the spice.

4. Then re-add the fried chicken cubes and add the diced garlic and ginger, and the thick broad-bean sauce. Stir-fry until the sauce becomes red.

5. Add the starchy sauce and chopped green onions, and re-add the cool fried peanuts. Stir-fry together for 30 seconds.

6. Serve it on a plate.

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Upgrade Your Plant-Based Diet With The Help of These Restaurants

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Wabi Sabi

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Greens

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Yogi

 

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Operation Falafel

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Maxabc

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Try their signature and authentic Chinese specialties Peking duck and dim sum, prepared by their expert culinary team.

 

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