Marty's Kung Po Chicken

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 2
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 241.0
  • Total Fat: 10.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 41.4 mg
  • Sodium: 548.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 11.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.8 g
  • Protein: 22.6 g

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A spicy easy to put together chinese dish. Can be served with of without rice
A spicy easy to put together chinese dish. Can be served with of without rice

Number of Servings: 2


    2 tbsp reduced sodium soy sauce
    2 tbsp dry sherry
    1 garlic clove, minced
    1 tsp minced pared ginger root
    5 oz chicken cutlets, cut into 1 inch cubes
    1 tsp peanut or vegetable oil
    2 to 3 dried chili peppers
    1 oz unsalted shelled roasted peanuts
    1 medium red pepper, cut into matchstick pieces
    1/4 c diagonally sliced scallions (green onions)
    1/4 c canned ready-to-serve chicken broth
    1 tsp cornstarch


In a small bowl, combine soy sauce, sherry, garlic and ginger root. Add chicken and turn to coat. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 30 min.

In 12 inch non stick skillet heat oil. Add chilli peppers and cook over medium-hig heat, stirrling frequently until peppers are browned (about 1 minute). Remove and discard peppers.

To same skillet, add peanuts and cook over medium-high heat, stirring frequently until nuts are lightly browned. Remove nuts to a plate and set aside. Using a slotted spoon, transfer chicken to same skillet, reserving marinade. Cook chicken over medium-high heat, stirring frequently, until browned on all sides and cooked through (about 2-3 minutes). Transfer chicken to plate with peanuts. Add bell pepper and scallions to skillet and cook over medium-high heat, stirring frequently, until tender crisp (1-2 minutes).

Add broth and cornstarch to reserved marinade and stir to dissolve cornstarch.; add to pepper-scallion mixture in skillet, along with chicken and peanuts, and cook, stirring constantly until mixture comes to a boil and thickens (2-3 minutes)

Makes 2 servings

Nutritional Info (per serving)
245 calories
22 g protein
11 g fat
12 g carbohydrates
27 mg calcium
775 g sodium
41 mg cholesterol
2 g fiber

Number of Servings: 2

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MARTY19.

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