Kung Pao Chicken

This favorite recipe of mine was given to many years ago by a friend. It is easy and very, very good.

Ingredients

  • 2 whole chicken breasts, cut into cubes
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red peppers
  • 2 teaspoons ginger root, minced or 2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 1 bunch green onions, cut in 1 inch lengths
  • 1 cup dry roasted peanuts
  • 2-3 cups cooked rice

Marinade:

  • 2 tablespoons Aji Mirin
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons corn starch
  • 2 teaspoons ginger root, minced or 2 teaspoons dry ginger

Sauce:

  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons Aji Mirin
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon vinegar

Directions

Mix marinade ingredients and marinade chicken for 15 minutes. Mix sauce ingredients together. Heat oil in wok with the crushed red peppers. Add the chicken and ginger. Stir fry until chicken is done. Add sauce and cook until chicken is coated with a caramel like glaze. Remove from heat and add onions and peanuts. Serve over rice.

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