Kung Pao Chicken is a popular Chinese take out, and it's no surprise! Loaded with spicy chicken, peanuts, vegetables in a delicious Kung Pao sauce. This easy, homemade Kung Pao Chicken recipe is just as good, if not better! Plus it's healthier and lower in calories.
20ouncesboneless skinless chicken breasts or thighschopped into small pieces
1red bell pepperdiced
1green bell pepperdiced
1knob1-inch ginger, minced
In a bowl, whisk together the marinade/sauce ingredients. Place the chicken in a separate bowl. Pour 3 tablespoons of the marinade over the chicken and mix together. Reserve the remaining sauce for later.
Add 1 tablespoon to a large skillet or wok over medium-high heat. Stir fry the chicken until browned on all sides and cooked through. Remove from the chicken from the pan and set aside on a clean plate.
Add the remaining 1 tablespoon of oil to the skillet. Add in the onions, cooking for a few minutes until soft. Stir in the ginger and garlic, cooking for a minute until fragrant. Stir in the peppers, chicken, peanuts, and remaining sauce. Stir fry until the sauce thickens.
Serve with rice and a sprinkle of chopped green onion.