Kung Pao Chicken

Recipe by Amber Dawn

Spicy chicken with water chestnuts and peanuts.

Top Review by Tallie in Pacific NW

Great recipe. I dbld it and chose to add veggies: 1 yellow onion, 2 carrots & 2 zucchini thinly sliced and button mushrooms. It has just enough kick. Thanx for sharing.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine 1 tablespoon wine, 1 tablespoon soy sauce, 1 tablespoon oil and 1 tablespoon cornstarch/water mixture and mix together.
  2. Place chicken pieces in a glass dish or bowl and add marinade. Toss to coat. Cover dish and place in refrigerator for about 30 minutes.
  3. In a small bowl, combine 1 tablespoon wine, 1 tablespoon soy sauce, 1 tablespoon oil, 1 tablespoon cornstarch/water mixture, chili paste, vinegar, and sugar. Mix together and add green onion, garlic, water chestnuts, and peanuts.
  4. In a medium skillet, heat sauce slowly until aromatic.
  5. Meanwhile, remove chicken from marinade and saute in a large skillet until meat is white and juices run clear. When sauce is aromatic, add sauteed chicken to it and let simmer together until sauce thickens.

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