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kung pao chicken my way

Recipe by
barbara lentz
beulah, MI

I like sweet heat so I added brown sugar and Mirin and it tastes great.

yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For kung pao chicken my way

  • 12 oz
    chicken cut into bite size pieces
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 2 clove
    garlic minced
  • 1
    inch piece ginger minced
  • 3 Tbsp
    chilie minced
  • 2 Tbsp
    roasted peanuts
  • 1/2 c
    scallions chopped
  • sauce
  • 2 Tbsp
    soy sauce
  • 1 tsp
    dark soy sauce
  • 1 tsp
    rice wine vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp
    shaoxing wine
  • 2 Tbsp
    brown sugar
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 2 tsp

How To Make kung pao chicken my way

  • 1
    Marinade chicken in sherry mixed with cornstarch. for 30 minutes. Meanwhile mix all ingredients for sauce and set aside.
  • 2
    Heat oil in skillet and cook chicken until about half way done. Remove the chicken with slotted spoon. Add garlic, ginger, and chile. Saute 2 minutes.
  • 3
    Return chicken to skillet. Add the sauce and cook until chicken is done and sauce is thickened. Stir in peanuts and green onions. Serve over rice.

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