Main dishes

Kung pao chicken

Kung pao chicken. Delicious, aromatic and well seasoned. Spicy and looking so appetizingly.

Ilość porcji / Servings – 4
Czas przygotowania / Prep. time: 10 mins
Czas gotowania / Cook time: 30 mins
20 mins
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Składniki / Ingredients:

For sauce and marinade

  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1 tbsp light soy sauce
  • 1.5 tablespoons of dark soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons of Chinese black vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon of Chinese cooking wine
  • 3 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1/3 cup water

For chicken

  • 500 g chicken thighs skinless, and cut into smaller pieces
  • 2 tbsp peanut oil
  • 2 garlic cloves chopped
  • 1 teaspoon of grated ginger
  • 6 – 10 dried chilies chopped, seeds removed
  • 3 of chopped chives
  • 1 yellow pepper diced
  • 1 red pepper diced
  • 5 baby sweet corns sliced
  • 1 teaspoon ground pepper
  • 3/4 cup whole peanuts unsalted roasted

Sposób wykonania / Instructions:

For marinade and sauce

  • Mix the cornflour and soy sauce in a small bowl until the cornflour dissolves. Then add the remaining sauce ingredients, except water.
  • In a bowl, combine chicken with 1.5 tablespoons of sauce. Leave to marinate for 10-20 minutes.
  • Add water to the remaining sauce

For chicken

  • Heat oil in a wok over high heat. Add garlic, ginger, and chilies. Cook for 30 seconds. Add the diced peppers. Simmer for 3 minutes.
  • Add chicken. Fry until it turns white.
  • Add sauce and pepper. Simmer, stirring constantly, until almost all the sauce turns into a thick syrup. Add sliced sweet corns
  • Just before the end, add peanuts and chives.
  • Serve with rice