Kung Pao Chicken and Broccoli

December 27, 2022  Cambodia Recipe Avatar
Kung Pao Chicken and Broccoli

Homemade Chinese food is a tasty and delicious way to save money in your food budget. This classic Kung Pao Chicken and Broccoli is ready in just 30 minutes.


1 tablespoon of canola oil, divided
4 cups of broccoli florets
1 tablespoon of ground fresh ginger (such as Spice World), divided
2 tablespoons of water
1/2 teaspoon of crushed red pepper
1 pound (450 gram) of skinless, boneless chicken breasts, cut into 1/4-inch strips
1/2 cup of fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
2 tablespoons of hoisin sauce
2 tablespoons of rice wine vinegar
2 tablespoons of low-sodium soy sauce
1 teaspoon of cornstarch
4 garlic of cloves, minced
2 tablespoons of coarsely chopped salted peanuts

Directions to make Kung Pao Chicken and Broccoli

  1. Heat 1 teaspoon oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add broccoli and 2 teaspoons ginger to pan; sauté 1 minute. Add water. Cover; cook 2 minutes or until broccoli is crisp-tender. Remove broccoli from pan; keep warm.
  2. Heat remaining 2 teaspoons oil in pan; add remaining 1 teaspoon ginger, crushed red pepper, and chicken. Cook 4 minutes or until chicken is lightly browned, stirring frequently.
  3. Combine broth and next 5 ingredients (through garlic) in a small bowl, and stir with a whisk. Add broth mixture to pan; cook 1 minute or until mixture thickens, stirring constantly. Return broccoli mixture to pan; toss to coat. Sprinkle with peanuts.

Enjoy it


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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 2

Calories Per Serving: 902

% Daily Value
Total Carbohydrate ‏54g 20%
Cholesterol ‏131mg 44%
Total Fat ‏40g 51%
Saturated Fat ‏6g 30%
Dietary Fiber ‏12g 43%
Protein ‏74g 148%
Sodium ‏2739mg 119%
Sugars ‏12g 24%


15 min


15 min




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