Pei Wei Kung Pao Chicken Recipe


The Pei Wei Kung Pao Chicken is a delicious and flavorful dish that combines tender chicken, crunchy peanuts, and a savory sauce. This recipe is a perfect balance of sweet, spicy, and tangy flavors, making it a favorite among many. With a prep time of 15 minutes and a cook time of 20 minutes, you can have this mouthwatering dish on your table in no time.


  • 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 1/2 cup unsalted peanuts
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 green bell pepper, diced
  • 1/2 cup diced onions
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons hoisin sauce
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes (adjust to taste)
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Sliced green onions for garnish


  1. In a small bowl, whisk together soy sauce, hoisin sauce, rice vinegar, honey, cornstarch, and crushed red pepper flakes. Set aside.
  2. Heat vegetable oil in a large skillet or wok over medium-high heat.
  3. Add chicken pieces to the skillet and season with salt and pepper. Cook until browned and cooked through, about 5-6 minutes. Remove chicken from the skillet and set aside.
  4. In the same skillet, add diced onions, minced garlic, and bell peppers. Stir-fry for 2-3 minutes until the vegetables are slightly softened.
  5. Return the cooked chicken to the skillet and add the peanuts.
  6. Pour the sauce mixture over the chicken and vegetables. Stir well to coat everything evenly.
  7. Continue