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Active Ingredients for Kung Pao Chicken

( Tsp- Teaspoon; Tbsp- Tablespoon )

– Chicken, boneless thigh pieces cubed- 450 gms (1 lb).

For marination:.
– Salt-1/ 2 tsp.
– Pepper powder- 1/4 tsp.
– Dark Soy Sauce- 1 tbsp.
– Corn flour – 4 tsp.
– Brown or white sugar- 1 tsp.
– Sesame oil- 2 tsp.

– Green Zucchini- 125 gms cubed.
– Red Bell Pepper- 125 gms cubed.
– Roasted Peanuts – 1/4 cup.
– Garlic, chopped -6 cloves (9-10 gms).
– Ginger, fine chopped – 1 tsp.
– Red chillies – 8 (cut into 1/2" pieces).
– Spring onion greens cut into 1/2" pieces – 4-5 tablespoon.

Kung Pao Sauce:.
– Low sodium Soy Sauce- 1 tbsp.
– Rice Vinegar- 1/2 tablespoon (or 1 tablespoon Rice wine).
– Hoisin Sauce- 2 tsp (blended in 1/2 tbsp water if it's thick).
– Sugar- 1 tbsp.
– Water -4 tbsp.
– Cornstarch- 1 tsp.

Other Components:.
– Oil- 2 tablespoon.


– Marinate chicken pieces for 30 minutes.
– Prepare the Kung Pao Sauce- Add all the items for the sauce in a bowl. Mix/whisk well. Reserve.
– Cut the boneless chicken thighs into cubes.
– Likewise cut the zucchini & red pepper into cubes. Cut the spring onion greens into small pieces.


– Heat 1.5 tbsp oil in a wok. Include the marinaded chicken pieces and stir fry on high heat for 3 mins till browned.
– Remove and set aside for use later on.
– In the remaining oil, add 1/2 tbsp oil and heat it. Now include the cut red Chillies, sliced ginger & garlic. Stir fry on high heat for around 30 secs.
– Add the cubed zucchini & red bell peppers. Season with a pinch of salt & pepper powder.
– Mix and stir fry on high heat for 3 minutes.
– Add back the fried chicken & the roasted peanuts. Mix & stir fry for 2 minutes on high heat.
– Finally add the prepared Kung Pao Sauce & spring onions. Stir fry for 2 mins on medium heat.
– Serve hot with noodles or fried rice.

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  2. Visual perfection. Simple yet delicious. Again a BIG thanks 🙏🏻 ❤️👌🏻

  3. wow i love this recipe very well done I gotta try this thanks for the recipe 🙂 ❤️

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    1. Sorry I missed this message earlier. Always so good to read your comment Anjali and hear from you! Hope all good with you 🥰🤗

  5. Hi guys, I made this last night and can confirm it is RESTAURANT STANDARD 👍☺️👍

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