Kung Pao Chicken Recipe

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Kung Pao Chicken
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  1. Whisk together broth, soy sauce, balsamic vinegar, 1 tbsp of cornstarch, sesame oil, and sugar in a measuring cup. In a large bowl toss the chicken in 1/4 cup cornstarch, shaking off any excess.
  2. Heat 3 tbsp canola oil in large skillet over medium high heat. Saute the chicken, flipping after 2 min until it is lightly brown. Add remaining 1 tbsp canola oil to the skillet. Add the chilies, ginger, and the green onions. Cook stirring for 1 minute Add the celery and red pepper, cook, stirring for about 2 minute untill softened. Add the sherry and cook until almost reduced scrapping the bottom of the pan to incorporate the bits.
  3. Give the chicken broth mixture a quick whisk, stir into the chicken and vegetables and bring to a boil. Check to see if the chicken is cooked. Serve immediatly, sprinkle with peanuts.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 469.6 Kcal (1966 kJ)
Calories from fat 233.35 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 25.93g 40%
Cholesterol 100.34mg 33%
Sodium 1100.75mg 46%
Potassium 865.93mg 18%
Total Carbs 17.74g 6%
Sugars 5.98g 24%
Dietary Fiber 3.1g 12%
Protein 39.58g 79%
Vitamin C 73.9mg 123%
Iron 1.1mg 6%
Calcium 47.9mg 5%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 122.92 Kcal (515 kJ)
Calories from fat 61.08 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6.79g 40%
Cholesterol 26.26mg 33%
Sodium 288.12mg 46%
Potassium 226.66mg 18%
Total Carbs 4.64g 6%
Sugars 1.56g 24%
Dietary Fiber 0.81g 12%
Protein 10.36g 79%
Vitamin C 19.4mg 123%
Iron 0.3mg 6%
Calcium 12.5mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 10.9
  • 12

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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