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Kung Pao Chicken

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  Chicken breast halves 2 , skinned, boned and cubed
  Egg white 1 , beaten
  Cornstarch 2 Teaspoon
  Black bean sauce 2 Tablespoon
  Water 2 Tablespoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Hoisin sauce 1 Tablespoon
  Rice vinegar 1 Tablespoon
  Sherry 2 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1 Teaspoon
  Vegetable oil 2 Tablespoon
  Unsalted peanuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Dried red chilies/1 teaspoon dried red pepper flakes, 2
  Green onion 2 Tablespoon, sliced

Combine chicken, pork, vinegar, soy sauce, Sherry and chili powder or red pepper in bowl and marinate 1 hour.
Place cornstarch in shallow bowl.
Combine green onions and chili in another bowl.
Mix salt, pepper and sugar in separate bowl and set aside.
Heat oil in wok or large skillet to 375°F.
Drain meat mixture and toss in cornstarch.
Add to wok in small batches, separating shreds with fork.
Cook until crisp.
Transfer to paper towels to drain.
Pour off all but 3 tablespoons oil from wok.
Heat remaining oil until hot.
Add green onions and chili and stir-fry for 30 seconds.
Add salt, pepper and sugar, stir-frying for 10 seconds.
Add peas and meat and stir-fry just until heated through.

Recipe Summary

Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1264 Calories from Fat 638

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 74 g113.5%

Saturated Fat 10.3 g51.6%

Trans Fat 0.1 g

Cholesterol 200 mg66.7%

Sodium 1225.7 mg51.1%

Total Carbohydrates 47 g15.6%

Dietary Fiber 10.9 g43.5%

Sugars 15 g

Protein 107 g213.8%

Vitamin A 33.5% Vitamin C 44%

Calcium 13.9% Iron 37.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Kung Pao Chicken Recipe