Easy Delicious Kung Pao Chicken

melissa harris


This is a spicy recipe! Lots of ingredients but well worth it.

I find that once I had these ingredients in my cabinet, I was able to make this recipe several times over. My family loves it so we eat it alot! My favorite part is that it all cooks in one single skillet.

Great served over Rice!


★★★★★ 1 vote

30 Min
25 Min
Stove Top


  • 4
    chicken breasts, boneless and skinless
  • 2 Tbsp
    frying oil
  • 1/2 c
    chicken broth
  • 4 Tbsp
    light soy sauce
  • 2 tsp
    garlic chili paste
  • 2 tsp
    dry sherry
  • 2 tsp
    sesame oil
  • 2 tsp
    red wine vinegar
  • 3 Tbsp
    corn starch
  • 1 tsp
    crushed red pepper
  • 1 clove
  • 2 c
    broccoli florets
  • 1 c
    mushrooms, fresh sliced
  • 3-4
    small dried chili peppers
  • 1/4 c
  • 1 stick
    celery - chopped
  • 5
    scallions- cut 2
  • 1 medium
    bell pepper sliced

How to Make Easy Delicious Kung Pao Chicken


  1. Cut chicken into small peices. Cook in oil 5-10 minutes until cooked through. May season with additional garlic if you like. Set Aside. Add peanuts and stir fry until lightly brown. Set aside. Cover to keep warm.
  2. In same skillet, stir fry brocolli, mushrooms, scallions, celery, bell pepper, garlic, red pepper flakes and dried chili peppers to desired tenderness. May need to add a bit more oil. (I use Olive oil) Pan scrapings add flavor, so don't by shy.
  3. In the meantime, make Kung Pao sauce with remaining ingredients. Mix well and pour over vegetables in skillet. Turn heat up and stir until sauce thickens. Reduce heat to warm.
    Add Chicken and top with peanuts. Serve over rice.

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About Easy Delicious Kung Pao Chicken

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Asian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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