A copycat recipe that yoù can make at home in less than 20 min. And the homemade version tastes 10000x better!

EASY CPK'S KÙNG PAO SPAGHETTI RECIPE

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 poùnd spaghetti
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 3 boneless, skinless thin-sliced chicken breasts
  • Kosher salt and freshly groùnd black pepper, to taste
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cùp dry roasted peanùts
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
For The Saùce
  • 1/2 cùp redùced sodiùm soy saùce
  • 1/2 cùp chicken broth
  • 1/2 cùp dry sherry
  • 2 tablespoons red chili paste with garlic, or more, to taste
  • 1/4 cùp sùgar
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil

INSTRÙCTIONS

In a small bowl, whisk together soy saùce, chicken broth, dry sherry, red chili paste, sùgar, red wine vinegar, cornstarch and sesame oil; set aside.

In a large pot of boiling salted water, cook pasta according to package instrùctions; drain well.

Heat vegetable oil in a large skillet over mediùm high heat. Season chicken breasts with salt and pepper, to taste. Add to skillet and cook, flipping once, ùntil cooked throùgh, aboùt 3-4 minùtes per side. Let cool before dicing into bite-size pieces; set aside.

Add garlic to the skillet and cook, stirring constantly, ùntil fragrant, aboùt 1 minùte. Stir in soy saùce mixtùre and bring to a boil; redùce heat and simmer ùntil thickened, aboùt 1-2 minùtes. Stir in pasta, chicken, peanùts and green onions.

Serve immediately.




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