Kung Pao Chicken


Kung Pao Chicken

Easy chicken recipe - Chicken with peanuts
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Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Cuisine Chinese
Servings 4 people


  • 1/2 kg Boneless chicken
  • 1 no Egg white optional
  • 2 1/2 tsp Corn flour
  • 1 tsp Ginger crushed
  • 1 tsp Garlic crushed
  • 5 - Dry chillies
  • 1 cup Spring onion
  • 1/2 tsp Sugar
  • 1 tsp Red chilly paste
  • 2 tbsp Dark Soy Sauce
  • 1 tbsp Sherry Cooking Wine
  • 1 tsp Vinegar
  • 1 tbsp Pepper powder
  • 1/2 cup Peanuts unsalted


  • Clean, wash and cut chicken into medium pieces.
  • Marinate it with salt, beaten egg white, pepper powder and 1/2 tsp of cornflour for 15 to 30 minutes.
  • Add the rest of the cornflour to 2 tbsp of water and keep it aside.
  • Heat oil in a kadai.
  • Fry the marinated chicken on medium flame. Keep it aside.
  • Heat oil in another pan and fry the peanuts well.
  • Add crushed ginger, garlic and split dry chilly into the same oil and stir it for 30 seconds.
  • Add fried chicken, chopped spring onion, sugar, soy sauce, chilly paste, sherry and vinegar.
  • Mix well and stir it continously for 1 minute.
  • Add required amount of salt, pepper powder and cornflour.
  • When it thickens, add fried peanuts.
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