Kung Pao Chicken

Do you like eating Chinese food? I'm sure you do! Everyone loves Chinese food. From soups, dumplings, chicken, beef- whatever it is, the taste is unforgettable.

Looking for a Chinese food recipe? You are lucky. This simple Chinese stir fry recipe is delicious. Introducing the Kung Pao chicken. This is a famous Chinese dish served with chicken, peanuts, vegetables and chili peppers. You can use your own style whether you want it to be authentic kung pao or cook your own version.

Here is a little history about the Kung Pao chicken. It is named after Ding Baozan (1820-86). He is a late Qing dynasty official and governor of Sichuan province. Kung pao chicken came from the Chinese word Kung po or gong bao which literally means Palace Guardian.

Kung Pao Chicken is a spicy stir-fry dish made with chicken, peanuts, vegetables and chili peppers. It originated from the Sichuan province of China. This dish is cooked by stir-frying the ingredients. Are you new to this cooking method? Stir fry is a Chinese cooking technique in which ingredients are fried in a small amount of oil while being stirred in a wok. What is a wok? It is a traditional round-bottomed Chinese cooking vessel. This has become a popular utensil use around the world. Chinese used this not only for stir-frying but also for steaming, pan frying, searing and many more cooking techniques.

Asian countries and the United States have their own variations in preparing, cooking and serving Kung pao chicken. For instance, Malaysian kung pao chicken is served without peanuts but sometimes cashew nuts are used. Thailand has its own version by using fish sauce and sweet soy sauce. In the United States, Kung Pao chicken is heavily Americanized. Their version is gooey, greasy and sweet.

Please visit the 'Rasa Malaysia' website below to get the full recipe ingredients and procedure.

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