How To Make Kung Pao Pork At Home

Kung Pao pork has a myriad variety of strong flavors. It is a combination of sweet, salty, and savory flavors. Sometimes, it requires the heat of the Sichuan pepper. It is a very delicious dish from Chinese cuisine. It is usually served with rice to elevate the taste of Kung Pao pork.

Kung Pao Pork

Most people say Kung Pao pork is the brother of Kung Pao chicken because they are the same but taste different. It is made by frying the pork and then covering it with sauce. It is then combined with sauteed vegetables. This Kung Pao pork goes great with rice.

To make Kung Pao pork, coat the pork with soy sauce and cornstarch and let it rest for 30 minutes. Then, mix soy sauce, water, vinegar, sugar, sherry, cornstarch, and sesame oil in a small bowl. Heat oil in a pan and fry the pork in it. Then, add heat oil to a wok and add veggies, garlic, and spices to it. Also, add the pork and the sauce to it. Cook them until the sauce becomes thick.

This is just an overview of the recipe. Find the complete recipe below. There is other main course recipe on our blog as well that you should also check.

Pork Lo MeinLo mein is a noodle dish that often is confused with chow mein, and many Chinese restaurants further the confusion by using the two names interchangeably.

Kung Pao Pork Recipe 1

Kung Pao Pork Recipe

Kung Pao pork has a myriad variety of strong flavors. It is a combination of sweet, salty, and savory flavors.
4.67 from 6 votes
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Course Main Course
Cuisine Chinese
Servings 4
Calories 462 kcal

Equipment

  • Pot
  • Wok

Ingredients
  

  • 1 ½ cup Pork (sliced)
  • ½ cup Yellow Bell Pepper (diced)
  • 1 Red Bell Pepper (diced)
  • ½ cup Carrot (sliced)
  • ½ cup Celery (diced)
  • 1 Broccoli
  • ½ pound Mushrooms (sliced)
  • ½ cup Onion (diced)
  • 6 teaspoons Cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons Granulated White Sugar
  • 1 cup Unsalted Peanuts
  • 1 cup Prepared Rice
  • 4 tablespoons Sherry Cooking Wine
  • 9 tablespoons Soy Sauce
  • 2 tablespoons Rice Vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Sesame Oil
  • 1 cup Cooking Oil
  • 6 tablespoons Water
  • 4 Dried Red Chilies
  • 3 tablespoons Chili Garlic Sauce

Instructions
 

  • Add pork, soy sauce, and cornstarch in a large bowl. Mix properly, and let it rest for 30 minutes.
  • In a small bowl, add soy sauce, water, vinegar, sugar, sherry, cornstarch, and sesame oil. Mix them accordingly to make the sauce. Set it aside.
  • In a pot, add oil to heat and fry marinated pork until it will turn brown. Remove everything but save 3 tablespoons oil.
  • In a wok, add the remaining oil and add onion, mushrooms, broccoli, carrot, bell peppers, and celery to it. Also, add garlic, fried pork, peanuts, and chilies. Cook it for 5 minutes.
  • Drizzle the sauce over the pork and fry until it becomes thick.
  • Serve the Kung Pao pork with rice.

Video

Kung Pao Pork Stir fry

Nutrition

Calories: 462kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 38g | Fat: 29g | Cholesterol: 90mg | Sodium: 1011mg
Keyword Chinese, Chinese Cuisine, Kung Pao Pork
Tried this recipe?Let us know how it was!

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Recipe Rating