Kung pao chicken is one of the best Chinese specialties according to CNN 2022. This dish is made by stir-frying pieces of chicken with chili sauce. You don't have to bother coming to a typical Chinese restaurant to enjoy a serving of kung pao chicken, because you can also make it at home as a side dish for dinner. The ingredients needed include chicken, chili paste, peanuts, scallions, sesame oil, and chestnuts which can be substituted for cashews. If you want to try making Chinese-style halal kung pao chicken at home, see the recipe from the All Recipes page below.
Kung pao chicken recipe Kung pao chicken ingredients: 2 tablespoons of cornstarch (dissolved in 2 tablespoons of water) 2 tablespoons of soy sauce 2 tablespoons of sesame oil 454 grams of chicken breast (skinless, boneless) 28 grams of chili paste 2 teaspoons of sugar red 1 teaspoon of white vinegar 1 can of water chestnuts or a handful of cashews 63 grams of peanuts (chopped) 11 grams of green onions (chopped) 1 tablespoon of chopped garlic
How to make kung pao chicken: 1. Mix one tablespoon of soy sauce, one tablespoon of sesame oil, and one tablespoon of cornstarch solution in a bowl, then stir with the chicken pieces until blended. Cover the container and leave it in the fridge for about 30 minutes. 2. Mix the remaining soy sauce, sesame oil, and cornstarch slurry in a separate bowl, then add the chili paste, brown sugar, vinegar, water chestnuts, peanuts, scallions, and garlic. Stir until all the ingredients are evenly mixed. 3. Cook the seasoning mixture in a pan over medium heat until fragrant, then set aside. 4. In a separate skillet, cook the marinated chicken over medium-high heat while stirring until the chicken is cooked and the chicken water is clear. 5. Cook the chicken meat with the seasoning mixture in a container until it boils and the sauce thickens. Serve.