Classic Kung Pao Chicken – Recipe

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When at your best; cook this balance of Chinese dish for your satisfaction of eating. Now you would get to cook your favorite ingredients in your favorite style of cooking, a Chinese chicken recipe. The best is yet to come; it’s a quickie for a good night meal. All the time you in a hurry, but you need a sufficing dish to end your day on a good food note.

So here’s a balanced chicken recipe with a style that you love to eat, that is Chinese, and a taste that you love to savor. This special Kung Pao Chicken is a delight of stir fry and peanut topping to add on to your normal chicken recipes.

How much time it will take:

Preparation Cooking Total

30 minutes


50 minutes


1 hour 20 minutes

Ingredients for Classic Kung Pao Chicken:

Ingredients Quantity
Chicken breast 2 units
Corn flour 5 tsp
Salt 1 tsp
Red chili powder 2 tsp
Soya sauce 2 tsp
Vinegar ½ tsp
White egg 1 unit
Oil 3 cups
Sliced green chilies 4 units
Thickly chopped Green onion 2 units
Chopped Green capsicum 1 cup
Tomato ketchup 2 tsp
Red chili sauce 1 tsp
Water 1 cup
Black pepper powder ¼ tsp
Ginger garlic paste 2 tsp
Peanuts 1 tsp
Crushed peanuts and green onions For garnish

How to Make Classic Kung Pao Chicken | Recipe:

  • Cut the chicken breasts in small slices. Place it in a bowl, add 3 tsp corn flour, ½ tsp salt, 2 tsp red chili powder, ¼ tsp soya sauce, ½ tsp vinegar and a bit of white egg. Mix it all and keep it aside for ½ hour.
  • In a pre heated pan add 2 cups oil, let it heat. Add chicken slices to it and fry for 5 minutes on medium lame. Place it in a plate.
  • In another pre heated pan add 1 tbsp oil; now add green chilies, 2 green onions and 1 cup green capsicum. Fry them, keep them half cooked.
  • Now add 2 tsp tomato ketchup, 1 tsp red chili sauce, 1 tsp soya sauce, ½ tsp salt, 1 cup water, ¼ tsp black pepper powder and 2 tsp ginger garlic paste. Mix all. Let it boil.
  • Now in a small bowl make a paste of 2 tsp corn flour and water. Add it in the above mixture. Add it in a slowly and keep stirring it on the other side. When the gravy gets thick do not add anymore corn flour paste.
  • Add above fried chicken and 1 tsp peanuts to it. Mix it thoroughly. Now garnishit with crushed peanuts and green onions.
  • Serve hot.

Taste the delight of this flavorful food. Loved by kids for its saucy taste and enjoyed by the cook while making for its creativity is worth a piece of art to make. The critics at your place would love to devour this amazing piece of art.

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