Kung Pao Chicken, Shrimp or Beef (Panda Express - Style) Recipe

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Kung Pao Chicken, Shrimp or Beef  (Panda Express - Style)
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  1. Combine meat in a zip-type bag with egg, water, cornstarch and salt; marinate chilled, for at least 30 minutes.
  2. Prep and chill veggies.
  3. Combine water and soy sauce, stir in dissolved cornstarch and rice wine, chill to reserve.
  4. About 20 minutes before serving time (be sure to get rice started) heat about 1-Tbsp of oil in hot wok. Stir meat, drain and discard marinade. Quickly stir-fry the meat in oil, for 60-90 seconds. Transfer to a large container. Stir meat, drain and discard marinade.
  5. Stir-fry the red and yellow peppers until almost tender; add green onions and zucchini, reserve with meat.
  6. Heat the remaining oil and stir-fry garlic, season with pepper flakes and ginger.
  7. Stir the reserved sauce mixture before pouring into seasoned garlic. Heat through to thicken. Sweeten to taste with sugar, adding a bit more ginger and/or red pepper flakes, as needed.
  8. Add cooked food to sauce and stir in peanuts.
  9. Serve over hot rice.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 707.53 Kcal (2962 kJ)
Calories from fat 286.2 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 31.8g 49%
Cholesterol 81.82mg 27%
Sodium 1549.02mg 65%
Potassium 560.89mg 12%
Total Carbs 77.03g 26%
Sugars 2.81g 11%
Dietary Fiber 3.79g 15%
Protein 28.13g 56%
Vitamin C 65.2mg 109%
Iron 3.8mg 21%
Calcium 69.9mg 7%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 165.86 Kcal (694 kJ)
Calories from fat 67.09 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7.45g 49%
Cholesterol 19.18mg 27%
Sodium 363.12mg 65%
Potassium 131.48mg 12%
Total Carbs 18.06g 26%
Sugars 0.66g 11%
Dietary Fiber 0.89g 15%
Protein 6.6g 56%
Vitamin C 15.3mg 109%
Iron 0.9mg 21%
Calcium 16.4mg 7%

* 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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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 16
  • 19

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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