Big Bowl's Kung Pao Chicken (Copycat)

Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 10 mins

I love Big Bowl restaurant and wanted to share this CopyCat recipe I came across.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Marinate chicken breast with corn starch and sesame oil, and let sit at least 30 minutes.
  2. Heat wok or heavy skillet, and add chicken breast.
  3. Stir until the meat changes color, and remove to drain.
  4. Pour off all but 1/4 cup of the oil.
  5. Add the dried chilies, and cook until they begin to blacken and smoke.
  6. Add the scallion whites and garlic, and stir briefly.
  7. Add 5 tablespoons of the sauce mixture, and cook until it begins to boil.
  8. Add the chicken pieces, and toss to coat.
  9. When piping hot, remove from heat, stir in the peanuts, then the coriander leaves, and serve with rice.


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A favorite! Thanks for posting. If it were up to me, I'd eat this every night!!

uslie February 27, 2011

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