How to Make Kung Pao Pork at Home

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Shuvait Thusoo
Shuvait has lived in Pune alone for 4 years while studying engineering. This was the time period when he explored the South Indian Cuisines and experienced different spices and realised the beauty of food. So he started cooking and fell in love with the craft of it. We can say that Shuvait is a foodie who loves to share his food life experiences and resources with our readers.

Do you know Kung Pao Pork is a variation Kung Pao Chicken? Kung Pao Pork has a myriad variety of strong flavors like sweet, salty, savory, and sometimes it is required heating of Sichuan pepper. It is a very delicious dish that is from Chinese Cuisine and served with rice to elevate the taste of Kung Pao Pork.

Most of the people say Kung Pao Pork is the brother of Kung Pao Chicken because they are the same but taste different. When I tasted Kung Pao Pork for the first and the first thing, the thing I said first was OMG. I know it is a slang used to show how happy you are and I used it there.

Most of us surely ate Kung Pao Pork in Chinese restaurants but haven’t tried to make it at home. I know you must be thinking to make Kung Pao Pork at home and that is the reason you are here for Kung Pao Pork Recipe.

So, let’s begin with gathering the ingredients required to make Kung Pao Pork at home.

Ingredients For Kung Pao Pork

Sliced Pork1.5 lbs
Dried Red Chili4
Chili Garlic Sauce3 tbsp
Diced Onion1/2 Cup
Sliced Mushrooms1/2 Pound
Sliced Carrot1/2 Cup
Diced Yellow Pepper1/2 Cup
Diced Celery1/2 Cup
Diced Red Bell Pepper1
Sherry Cooking Wine4 tbsp
Soy Sauce9 tbsp
Rice Vinegar2 tbsp
Cornstarch6 tsp
Granulated White Sugar2 tbsp
Sesame Oil1 tsp
Water6 tbsp
Cooking Oil1 cup
Unsalted Peanuts1 Cup
Prepared Rice1 Cup

You must be scared after watching the long list of ingredients but don’t worry, to make this dish you don’t have to invest much time. If you want to know the perfect timings, check the table below.

How Much Time It Will Take?

Preparation TimeCooking TimeTotal Time
30 Mins30 Mins60 Mins

The time of the most awaiting thing for whom we are waiting for is here. Any guesses what is it? I think you have guessed it right. Yes, it is directions to make the Kung Pao Pork.

Kung Pao Pork Recipe

Kung Pao Pork Recipe
  1. Add Pork, soy sauce, and cornstarch in a large bowl. Mix properly, and stand for 1 hour.
  2. In a small bowl, add soy sauce, water, vinegar, sugar, sherry, cornstarch, sesame oil, and mix them accordingly to make the sauce. Set aside.
  3. In a pot add, oil to heat and fry marinated pork until it will turn brown. Remove everything but save 3 tbsp oil.
  4. In a wok, add left oil and heat veggies, garlic, fried pork, peanuts, and chilies for 5 minutes.
  5. Over the pork drizzle the sauce and fry until it will look thick.
  6. Over the rice serve Kung Pao Pork.

Finally, Kung Pao Pork is ready. Serve it with rice and everyone will definitely love it.

Nutritional Facts Of Kung Pao Pork

We all know Chinese dishes are mostly healthy and to discover the healthiness of Kung Pao Pork, check its nutritional breakdown below.


How To Make Kung Pao Pork at Home | Video

When I made Kung Pao Pork for the first time, I watched a video. For you people also I have mentioned the video below, so it’ll be easier for you to make it at home.

Video By Sue and Gamb

I hope you have liked this Kung Pao Pork Recipe. I recommend you make this at home and do share your meaningful reviews in the comment section below. Till then, stay tuned for more recipes like these.

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