6 Chinese Recipes – Delicacies You Just Can’t Resist

1) Kung Pao Chicken                                                  (1 of 6)

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1) Kung Pao Chicken                                                  (1 of 6)

 

 

 

Spicy glazed chicken with veggies and crunchy peanuts to savor your taste buds. With this simple recipe in hand, you don’t have to miss the restaurant-style Chinese Kung Pao chicken anymore. Follow the steps to make an authentic one at home.

Ingredients

  • Chicken breast halves (boneless), 1 lb cut into chunks
  • Distilled white vinegar, 1 tsp
  • White wine, 2 tbsp
  • Brown sugar, 2 tsp
  • Soy sauce, 2 tbsp
  • 4 green onions, chopped
  • Sesame oil, 2 tbsp divided
  • Garlic (chopped), 1 tbsp
  • Cornstarch (dissolved in water), 2 tbsp
  • Peanuts (chopped), ½ cup
  • Hot chile paste, 1 oz.
  • Salt, to taste
  • Water chestnuts, 1 can

Directions

  1. To prepare the marinade, mix 1 tbsp each of wine, soy sauce, dissolved cornstarch, and oil in a mixing bowl. Mix well and add chicken pieces to the marinade. Toss to coat well and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  2. To prepare sauce, combine remaining 1 tbsp each of wine, soy sauce, cornstarch, and oil along with sugar, vinegar, and chili paste. Combine well and stir in garlic, green onion, peanuts, and water chestnut.
  3. Place a skillet over low-med heat and add the sauce. Heat slowly for a few minutes until aromatic.
  4. In another skillet, add marinated chicken and cook until juices run clear. Add sauce to the skillet and mix with chicken. Heat thoroughly for a few minutes and let simmer on low heat until sauce thickens. Serve with fried rice and enjoy.

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