Slurp worthy spaghetti glazed with spicy Kung Pao Sauce, crunchy peanuts and tender chicken pieces, prepared in just 30 minutes-Awesomely saucy and delicious!
Author: Hirra Pervaiz
1tspBlack Pepper Powder
3Green Onion Stalkschopped
Oil for deep frying
Kung Pao Sauce
3TbspRed Chili paste with Garlic
2TbspRed Chili Flakes
Bring a large pan of salted water to a boil, add the spaghetti and cook until al dente. When done, strain, drizzle some oil on it and set aside
While spaghetti is cooking, mix chicken pieces with salt and pepper (to taste) and toss with cornflour till evenly coated.Heat oil for frying in a pan and deep fry chicken pieces till crisp and golden. Drain on kitchen towel and set aside
In a bowl whisk together all the ingredients of the sauce.
Heat 2 Tbsp vegetable oil in a wok over medium heat and add ginger and garlic paste. Stir fry for about 15 seconds. Now pour the sauce mixture in the wok, stir in peanuts,add salt and pepper powder Bring it to a boil and reduce the heat. Let it simmer until it is bubbly and thickens.Taste Check and adjust seasoning according to taste
Now add the fried chicken pieces, stir in the noodles and green onion.
Toss everything together and serve. Garnish with green onions
For the Vegan version: use vegetable stock instead of chicken stock, use your favorite vegetables instead of chicken, simply stir fry them in 1 Tbsp vegetable oil before adding to sauce If you want to roast peanuts yourself: simply add peanuts in a pan and roast until golden, approximately 3 minutes You can use sea food items or beef instead of chicken For Serving: instead of tossing everything together in the wok, do this on the serving plate/bowl. Simply add cooked spaghetti on the plate top it with chicken pieces and the Kung Pao Sauce. Add green onions on the top and serve
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