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Kung Pao Chicken

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Yield

Yield: 24

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ingredients

6 pounds chicken, boneless, skinless, cut into 1-inch cubes
2 cups Kikkoman Stir-Fry Sauce, divided
2 tablespoons vinegar
1 tablespoon crushed red pepper
1 1/2 teaspoons cornstarch
1 cup vegetable oil, divided
3 tablspoons garlic, minced
3 pounds onions, cut into 1 1/2-pieces
4 pounds green bell peppers, cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces
1 pound, 4 ounces unsalted roasted peanuts

directions

In bowl, toss chicken with 1/3 cup of the stir-fry sauce; let stand 30 minutes. Combine remaining 1 2/3 cups stir-fry sauce, vinegar and red pepper; set aside. Dissolve cornstarch in 3/4 cup water; set aside.

In rondo or large sauté pan, heat 1/3 cup of the oil over high heat. Add chicken and garlic and stir-fry 3 minutes; remove. Heat remaining 2/3 cup oil in the same pan. Add onions; stir-fry 1 minute.

Add bell peppers; stir-fry 4minutes. Add chicken, stir-fry sauce mixture, cornstarch mixture and peanuts. Cook and stir until sauce boils and thickens.

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