Kung Pao Chicken

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Spicy chicken with peanuts, similar to what is served in Chinese restaurants. Lets try to make,

Ingredients

  • Skinless, boneless chicken breast – cut into chunks
  • 2 tablespoons white wine
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil, divided
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch, dissolved in 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 ounce hot chili paste
  • 1 teaspoon white vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 4 green onions, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon chopped garlic
  • 4 ounces chopped peanuts
  • 1 large onion (white one)
  • Note: You can add your choice of vegetables i.e carrots, bell peppers, tomoatos etc.

Preparation

  1. To Make Marinade: Combine 1 tablespoon wine, 1 tablespoon soy sauce, 1 tablespoon oil and 1 tablespoon cornstarch/water mixture and mix together. Place chicken pieces in a glass dish or bowl and add marinade. Toss to coat. Cover dish and place in refrigerator for about 30 minutes.
  2. To Make Sauce: In a small bowl combine 1 tablespoon wine, 1 tablespoon soy sauce, 1 tablespoon oil, 1 tablespoon cornstarch/water mixture, chili paste, vinegar and sugar. Mix together and add green onion, garlic, Chopped onions, your choice of vegtables and peanuts. In a medium skillet, heat sauce slowly until aromatic.
  3. Meanwhile, remove chicken from marinade and saute in a large skillet until meat is white and juices run clear. When sauce is aromatic, add sauteed chicken to it and let simmer together until sauce thickens.

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