Kung Pao Chicken

Recipe by looneytunesfan

One of our favorites. It takes a little time but well worth it.

Top Review by TiffyR

Very good! I didn't have any green onions, so I very finely chopped up some red onion & sauteed them with the peanuts. I served it with jasmine rice. Will definitely make again.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. For marinade, combine 2 t. soy sauce, 2 t. sherry, 2 t. cornstarch and the salt in large bowl; mix well. Add chicken; stir to coat well. Let stand 30 minutes.
  2. Combine remaining 3 t. soy sauce, 3 t. sherry, the vinegar, chicken broth, sugar and remaining 1 1/2 t. cornstarch in small bowl; mix well and set aside.
  3. Heat 1 T. oil in wok or large skillet over medium heat. Add peanuts and cook until golden. Remove and set aside.
  4. Heat remaining 2 T. oil over medium heat. Add chili peppers and stir-fry until peppers just begin to darken, about 1 minute. Increase heat to high. Add chicken and stir-fry 2 minutes. Add ginger; stir-fry until chicken is cooked through, about 1 minute more. Add onions and peanuts to pan. Stir cornstarch mixture and add to pan; cook and stir until sauce boils and thickens.

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