Kung Pao chicken

Kung Pao Chicken Recipe

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sherry monfils

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@smonfils

I got this recipe from an owner of a chinese restaurant.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
2
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
15 Min

Ingredients

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  • 1
    quart canola oil for frying
  • 1/2 lb
    chicken tenders, cut into bite-size pieces
  • 1 large
    egg, beaten
  • 1 c
    panko bread crumbs
  • 1 Tbsp
    canola oil
  • 2 tsp
    minced garlic
  • 1 tsp
    ground ginger
  • 3 Tbsp
    chopped scallion
  • 2 tsp
    red pepper flakes
  • 6 Tbsp
    lite soy sauce
  • 6 Tbsp
    rice wine vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp
    light brown sugar
  • 1 Tbsp
    cornstarch
  • 2 Tbsp
    water
  • 1/3 c
    chopped peanuts
  • ·
    hot cooked rice.

How to Make Kung Pao chicken

Step-by-Step

  1. Heat 1 quart of oil in lg deep skillet over med-high heat. Toss chicken pieces w/ beaten egg. Place panko crumbs in a shallow bowl. One at a time, coat chicken pieces w/ crumbs.
  2. Fry chicken in oil until golden brown. Place on paper towels to drain. Keep warm. Heat 1 tbsp oil in anothe skillet or wok. Place over high heat. Stir into skillet, the garlic, ginger, green onions and red flakes. Cook and stir until garlic turns brown.
  3. Pour in soy sauce, vinegar, and brown sugar. Bring to a boil. Dissolve cornstarch in water. Stir into boiling sauce to thicken. Cook 45 seconds. Toss chicken w/ sauce. Serve over rice.

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About Kung Pao chicken

Course/Dish: Chicken
Regional Style: Asian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #Kung, #Pao




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