Pei Wei Kung Pao Chicken Recipe


Kung Pao Chicken is a classic Chinese dish that combines tender chicken, crunchy peanuts, and a flavorful sauce. This Pei Wei inspired recipe offers a perfect balance of sweet, savory, and spicy flavors that will surely satisfy your cravings.

Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 15 minutes


  • 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breast, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon hoisin sauce
  • 1 tablespoon oyster sauce
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon ginger, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 bell pepper, diced
  • 1/2 cup roasted peanuts
  • 3-4 green onions, sliced

Instructions: How to Cook Pei Wei Kung Pao Chicken

  1. In a bowl, marinate the chicken pieces with soy sauce, rice vinegar, hoisin sauce, oyster sauce, and cornstarch. Let it sit for 10 minutes.
  2. Heat vegetable oil in a wok or large skillet over high heat. Add the marinated chicken and stir-fry until cooked through, about 5-6 minutes.
  3. Push the chicken to one side of the wok and add garlic, ginger, and red pepper flakes. Stir-fry for 30 seconds until fragrant.
  4. Add the diced bell pepper and continue to stir-fry for another 2-3 minutes.
  5. Return the chicken to the center of the wok and add roasted peanuts. Stir everything together.
  6. Finally, add the sliced green onions and stir well to combine.
  7. Remove from heat and serve hot over steamed rice.
Enjoy this delicious Pei Wei Kung Pao Chicken with its bold flavors and satisfying textures!
Pei Wei Kung Pao Chicken Recipe