How To Cook The Best Kung Pao Chicken

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Best Kung Pao Chicken Recipe

Course Main Course
Cuisine Filipino
Keyword Chicken Recipes
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 4
Calories 435kcal
Cost $5-20


  • 2 lbs Chicken breast boneless, cut into cubes
  • 2 tbsp White wine
  • 2 tbsp Soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp Olive oil
  • 2 tbsp Cornstarch diluted
  • 1/2 tsp Chili paste
  • 1 tsp Vinegar
  • 2 tsp Brown sugar
  • 3 pcs White onion
  • 4 cloves Garlic
  • 1 can Water chestnut
  • 1/2 cup Peanut chopped


  • In a bowl, combine chicken with wine, soy sauce and diluted cornstarch. Mix well. Then cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  • Prepare the sauce by mixing chili paste, vinegar and sugar together in a pan. Cook over low heat.
  • Then add the onion, chestnuts and peanuts. Cook for 2-3 minutes. Set aside.
  • Meanwhile, remove the chicken from the refrigerator and saute in a large skillet until the meat is white and juices run clear.
  • Then transfer the chicken in the pan with the cooked sauce. Let it boil for 5 minutes.
  • Transfer in a serving plate. Enjoy!


Calories: 435kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 55g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 145mg | Sodium: 838mg | Potassium: 1073mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 84IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 36mg | Iron: 2mg

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