Kung Pao Chicken
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A healthy version of this universal favorite Asian dish.
Servings Prep Time Cook Time
4 5 mins 20 mins
Ingredients
Directions
1. Combine vinegar, soy sauce and sugar in a small bowl and set aside.
2. Combine chicken and cornstarch in a small bowl and toss to coat. Shake off excess and discard.
3. Heat sesame oil in wok over medium heat, add chicken and stir fry 5-7 minutes or until no longer pink inside. Remove chicken from wok.
4. Add celery to wok and stir fry about 3-5 minutes until crisp tender. Remove from wok.
5. Add green onions, garlic, red pepper flakes (optional) and powdered ginger to the wok and stir fry for 15 seconds. Add the reserved sauce to the wok.
6. Return chicken and celery to the wok and coat with sauce. Stir in roasted peanuts. Heat thoroughly.
7. Top with additional green onions if desired and serve with white rice.
8. Note: you can substitute Splenda for the sugar without much change to the flavor.
Nutrition summary
There are 325 calories in 1 serving of Kung Pao Chicken.
Calorie split: 39% fat, 21% carbs, 40% protein.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories
324
 
% Daily Values*
Total Fat
14.02g
18%
Saturated Fat
2.156g
11%
Trans Fat
0.028g
Polyunsaturated Fat
4.671g
Monounsaturated Fat
6.186g
Cholesterol
66mg
22%
Sodium
742mg
32%
Total Carbohydrate
17.49g
6%
Dietary Fiber
3.5g
13%
Sugars
4.91g
Protein
32.83g
Vitamin D
-
Calcium
78mg
6%
Iron
2.52mg
14%
Potassium
706mg
15%
Vitamin A
32mcg
4%
Vitamin C
7.3mg
8%
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
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