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MgoSam

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Chinese recipes
« on: August 06, 2015, 08:15:12 PM »
Hey,

I've had the biggest craving for good Chinese food. The dish I really am craving is Kung Pao Chicken, largely for it's spiciness coupled with peanuts, I know it's a stereotypical dish, but it is among my favorites. I have never been able to make it a very good Kung Pao Chicken, I can make a decent one that beats most restaurants, but I would like to make an excellent one. Does anyone have a recipe that they would care to share? Or any other Chinese dishes?

I haven't been to a Chinese restaurant in a few months, and I would prefer to keep it that way.

geekette

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Re: Chinese recipes
« Reply #1 on: August 06, 2015, 08:28:45 PM »
Sorry, no Kung Pao, but I make this sweet and sour pork fairly often (using whatever veg I want, and often pineapple).  We had it tonight, actually - leftovers in the fridge!

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laughing_paddler

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Re: Chinese recipes
« Reply #3 on: August 06, 2015, 08:52:38 PM »
I've made this one successfully: http://www.seriouseats.com/recipes/2014/07/takeout-style-kung-pao-chicken-diced-chicken-peppers-peanuts-recipe.html

I've not made the kung pao Sam, but Kenji knows his business and is if doesn't seem too putzy, I'd go for it. I think his fresh chili paste did the chili con carne recipe is mind blowing for anything you'd use chili powder for...

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Re: Chinese recipes
« Reply #4 on: August 06, 2015, 10:45:51 PM »
I haven't tried this one either, but I have the cookbook and it's very good and authentic
http://www.food.com/recipe/kung-pao-chicken-365594

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Re: Chinese recipes
« Reply #5 on: August 06, 2015, 11:03:09 PM »
This recipe is quite good, although I use fewer Sichuan peppercorns:
http://food52.com/recipes/9331-gong-bao-ji-ding-gong-bao-chicken

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Re: Chinese recipes
« Reply #6 on: August 07, 2015, 12:46:44 PM »
Thanks everyone!