Thursday, October 16, 2008

Kung Pao Chicken


  • Boneless chicken 1/2 kg
  • Egg white 1 (optional)
  • Cornflour 2 1/2 tsp
  • Ginger 1 tsp crushed
  • Garlic 1 tsp crushed
  • Dry chilly 5 to 6
  • Spring onion 1 cup
  • Sugar 1/2 tsp
  • Red chilly paste 1 tsp
  • Dark Soy Sauce 2 tbsp
  • Sherry(Cooking Wine)1 tbsp
  • Vinegar 1 tsp
  • Pepper pdr 1 tbsp
  • Peanuts(unsalted) 1/2 cup
Clean, wash and cut chicken into medium pieces. Marinate it with salt, beaten egg white, pepper pdr 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 and fry the marinated chicken in medium flame. Keep it aside. Heat oil in another pan and fry the peanuts well.

Add crushed ginger, garlic and splitted dry chilly into the same oil and stir it for 30 seconds. Then 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 pdr and cornflour. When it thickens, add fried peanuts.
Courtesy : Vanitha

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  1. That looks fab Tina.
    Good photograph too.


  2. I reached here from your Orkut page and i must say you have a wonderful collection of recipes here. i find the photos quite interesting too, way to go Tina.
    Thanks for sharing the kung pao chicken recipe. keep up the good work! i'm gonna be a regular visitor here from now on :)

  3. Thanks for the compliments, Rosh... ur comments were inspiring... keep visiting...

  4. Hi I am going to prepare Kung Pao Chicken. I hope it will be good..

  5. Hi Darvin, let us know how it came out.......

  6. Hey it was really fantastic. Thank you very much...

  7. heyy...came across this recipe and tried it y;day and it came out quite well. Thank you :)

  8. Tina , Lovely photos and the recipies too

  9. Great recipes and great pictures....
    Keep it up!

  10. This looks great...i didnt add fried peanuts..

  11. Wow fantastic but i never eat chicken ,,,but looking like panda express kunpao chicken..

  12. Wow will surely try this sometime soon :) Very easy one :)