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Sichuan Kung Bao Chicken 宫保雞丁
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20 INGREDIENTS • 22 STEPS • 30MINS

Sichuan Kung Bao Chicken 宫保雞丁

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The Art of Cooking
Cooking is Science. Cooking is an Art form. Cooking is about making ordinary ingredients into extraordinary dish. Cooking is what I am passionate about.
Put down that take out menu and try this recipe on! You won't regret it!
30MINS
Total Time
$5.09
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
1
us / metric
Salt
as needed
Vegetable Oil
8 tsp
Vegetable Oil
Dried Chili Pepper
12
Dried Chili Peppers
Sichuan Peppercorns
as needed
Sichuan Peppercorns
Garlic
3 cloves
Scallion
3 stalks
Scallions
Potato Starch
1 tsp
Potato Starch
Water
1 tsp
Water
Red Chili Powder
1 tsp
Red Chili Powder
or Chili Powder
Chili Oil
2 tsp
Soy Sauce
8 tsp
Unsalted Chicken Stock
4 Tbsp
Unsalted Chicken Stock
or Water
Unsalted Peanuts
1/2 cup
Unsalted Peanuts
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
2047
Fat
113.9 g
Protein
125.8 g
Carbs
161.0 g
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step 1
To make sauce, combine Granulated Sugar (1 Tbsp) plus additional Granulated Sugar (1 tsp), with Shaoxing Cooking Wine (1 Tbsp), Soy Sauce (1 Tbsp), Salt (as needed), Chili Oil (2 tsp), Red Chili Powder (1 tsp) and Unsalted Chicken Stock (4 Tbsp) and stir.
step 1 To make sauce, combine Granulated Sugar (1 Tbsp) plus additional Granulated Sugar (1 tsp), with Shaoxing Cooking Wine (1 Tbsp), Soy Sauce (1 Tbsp), Salt (as needed), Chili Oil (2 tsp), Red Chili Powder (1 tsp) and Unsalted Chicken Stock (4 Tbsp) and stir.
step 2
Set Black Vinegar (2 Tbsp) aside. Do not mix with sauce.
step 2 Set Black Vinegar (2 Tbsp) aside. Do not mix with sauce.
step 3
Mince Garlic (3 cloves).
step 3 Mince Garlic (3 cloves).
step 4
Mince Fresh Ginger (1 Tbsp).
step 4 Mince Fresh Ginger (1 Tbsp).
step 5
Chop Scallions (3 stalks) and separate white and green parts.
step 5 Chop Scallions (3 stalks) and separate white and green parts.
step 6
Set aside the green part of the onion for garnish.
step 6 Set aside the green part of the onion for garnish.
step 7
Cut Dried Chili Peppers (12) in half, discarding the seeds.
step 7 Cut Dried Chili Peppers (12) in half, discarding the seeds.
step 8
Prepare the Chicken Thighs (14 oz). Trim away the fat and cut the thickest part of the thigh in half.
step 8 Prepare the Chicken Thighs (14 oz). Trim away the fat and cut the thickest part of the thigh in half.
step 9
Cut the chicken into 1-inch strips, then cut into bite size pieces.
step 9 Cut the chicken into 1-inch strips, then cut into bite size pieces.
step 10
Add chicken pieces to a bowl along with Salt (as needed), Soy Sauce (4 tsp), Shaoxing Cooking Wine (1 Tbsp) and mix well until all the liquid is absorbed.
step 10 Add chicken pieces to a bowl along with Salt (as needed), Soy Sauce (4 tsp), Shaoxing Cooking Wine (1 Tbsp) and mix well until all the liquid is absorbed.
step 11
Add Corn Starch (1 Tbsp) and mix until all powder is absorbed.
step 11 Add Corn Starch (1 Tbsp) and mix until all powder is absorbed.
step 12
Add Vegetable Oil (2 tsp) and mix well.
step 12 Add Vegetable Oil (2 tsp) and mix well.
step 13
Prepare the slurry mixture by combining Potato Starch (1 tsp) and Water (1 tsp), and set aside.
step 13 Prepare the slurry mixture by combining Potato Starch (1 tsp) and Water (1 tsp), and set aside.
step 14
In a wok or pan, add in Vegetable Oil (2 Tbsp). Turn fire down to the lowest setting.
step 14 In a wok or pan, add in Vegetable Oil (2 Tbsp). Turn fire down to the lowest setting.
step 15
Add in Sichuan Peppercorns (as needed) and dried chillis.
step 15 Add in Sichuan Peppercorns (as needed) and dried chillis.
step 16
Add the chicken and spread it out. Turn the heat to the medium setting. Cook for 30 seconds before flipping the chicken over. Cook the other side for 20 seconds.
step 16 Add the chicken and spread it out. Turn the heat to the medium setting. Cook for 30 seconds before flipping the chicken over. Cook the other side for 20 seconds.
step 17
Add in the white part of the green onion, garlic and ginger. Stir fry for about 20 to 30 seconds.
step 17 Add in the white part of the green onion, garlic and ginger. Stir fry for about 20 to 30 seconds.
step 18
Add in the sauce and let it cook in the sauce for 20 seconds.
step 18 Add in the sauce and let it cook in the sauce for 20 seconds.
step 19
Add in the slurry and mix until it thickens.
step 19 Add in the slurry and mix until it thickens.
step 20
Turn off your heat source and add in roasted Unsalted Peanuts (1/2 cup). Mix until peanuts are well combined.
step 20 Turn off your heat source and add in roasted Unsalted Peanuts (1/2 cup). Mix until peanuts are well combined.
step 21
Add in black vinegar and mix quickly.
step 21 Add in black vinegar and mix quickly.
step 22
Plate, garnish with leftover green onion and serve immediately while still hot. Enjoy!
step 22 Plate, garnish with leftover green onion and serve immediately while still hot. Enjoy!
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Dairy-Free
Budget-Friendly
Comfort Food
Chicken
Shellfish-Free
Dinner
Chinese
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