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Kung Pao Chicken

$32.50 Cooking Fee
Recipe by:
Mayumi Tavalero
This spicy dish is a menu staple in Chinese restaurants, but you can easily have it prepared at your home using quality ingredients by skilled cooks.
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  • Place the diced chicken in a medium bowl.
  • Add the marinade ingredients and mix thoroughly.
  • Let chicken marinate at room temperature for 15 minutes.
  • Heat a large sauté pan or wok over high heat
  • Add 1 tablespoon of the oil.
  • Carefully place chicken pieces in pan, spreading them out. Cook without stirring for a minute or so, then stir-fry and cook until chicken is almost fully done. Remove from pan and set aside.
  • To the same pan add the remaining 1 tablespoon oil.
  • Add the ginger and garlic and cook for a minute or less, just until garlic is golden.
  • Add all the vegetables to the pan and stir-fry for a minute or two.
  • Add the cooked reserved chicken, mixing well to combine.
  • Stir-fry for several minutes more, then add the soy sauce and chili-garlic sauce.
  • Adjust seasonings. Vegetables should be slightly crisp, not limp and chicken should be cooked through.
  • Remove from heat and stir in peanuts.

Cook Times

Active Prep20
Hands-On Cook10
Total Time30 minutes
Recipe Serving Size10 people



  • 3 pound chicken thighs boneless skinless, diced

Marinade for chicken:

  • 4 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoon dry sherry for non-alcohol sub apple cider vinegar
  • 4 tablespoon corn starch
  • 2 tablespoon avocado oil divided

Stir Fry

  • 4 tablespoon fresh ginger finely chopped
  • 8 clove garlic finely chopped
  • 1 cup onion 1/2 inch dice
  • 1 cup green bell pepper 1/2 inch dice
  • 1 cup red bell pepper 1/2 inch dice
  • 1 cup celery 1/2 inch dice
  • 1/2 cup green onion cut into 1/2 inch lengths
  • 4 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 4 tablespoon chili-garlic sauce or Sriracha
  • 1 cup roasted salted peanuts

Cooking Tools Required

Cutting board, Measuring cups and spoons, Saute pan, Sharp Knives, Skillet, Spatula, Top Stove, Wok
Reheating/Serving Instructions
Heat in microwave, covered, on full power.


Calories: 465kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 33g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 133mg | Sodium: 1357mg | Potassium: 550mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 723IU | Vitamin C: 34mg | Calcium: 40mg | Iron: 2mg

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