Kung Pao Chicken Spaghetti
With our scrumptious Kung Pao Chicken Spaghetti, you can enjoy a tantalizing combination of Asian and Italian flavours. This culinary masterpiece combines the strength, spiciness, and delicious qualities of a traditional pasta dish with the flavour of Kung Pao chicken. Imagine a savoury sauce blended with succulent chicken, crunchy bell peppers, and salty peanuts and serving it over a bed of wonderfully al dente spaghetti. Your taste buds will be taken to new levels of gourmet enjoyment with each mouthful’s exquisite fusion of flavours and textures.
The Kung Pao sauce is the star of this remarkable dish. With the addition of spicy chilli peppers and aromatic spices, it has the ideal harmony of salty, acidic, and slightly sweet flavours. Every bite is bursting with flavour thanks to the sauce’s coating of the spaghetti and clinging to the succulent chicken and vegetables. This spaghetti recipe is elevated to a whole new level of deliciousness by the inclusion of peanuts, which offer a lovely crunch and nutty undertone.
Whether you’re looking to impress guests at a dinner party or simply treat yourself to a flavourful and satisfying meal, our Kung Pao Chicken Spaghetti is the perfect choice. It’s a dish that honours the greatest aspects of both worlds and offers a mix of culinary customs that will please even the pickiest diners.
A genuinely exceptional and unforgettable gastronomic experience is produced by the fusion of Italian pasta with Kung Pao flavours that are inspired by Chinese cuisine. You’ll be left wanting more as a result of the delicious combination of textures and flavours created by the silky, velvety texture of the pasta and the hearty, vivid Kung Pao sauce.
With the addition of spicy chilli peppers and aromatic spices, it has the ideal harmony of salty, acidic, and slightly sweet flavours. Every bite is bursting with flavour thanks to the sauce’s coating of the spaghetti and clinging to the succulent chicken and vegetables. This spaghetti recipe is elevated to a whole new level of deliciousness by the inclusion of peanuts, which offer a lovely crunch and nutty undertone. So, grab your apron, gather your ingredients, and get ready to embark on a culinary adventure that will redefine your love for pasta and Asian-inspired flavors.
SHORT OF TIME & WANT TO COOK SOMETHING EXOTIC? THE KUNG PAO CHICKEN SPAGHETTI IS A MUST TRY!
Exotic flavours: Experience the bold and enticing flavours of Kung Pao Chicken, infused into a classic spaghetti dish. It’s a delightful fusion of Asian and Italian cuisines.
Time-saving: Perfect for those short on time, this recipe offers a quick and convenient way to enjoy a delicious and exotic meal without spending hours in the kitchen.
Versatile and family-friendly: Kung Pao Chicken Spaghetti is a versatile dish that appeals to both kids and adults. It’s a great way to introduce new flavors to your family while keeping everyone satisfied.
Perfect balance of textures: The tender chicken, crisp veggies, and al dente spaghetti create a delightful combination of textures that add excitement to each bite.
Customizable heat level: Adjust the level of spiciness to your preference by adding more or less red pepper flakes. You can tailor the dish to suit your taste buds and spice tolerance.
A complete meal: This dish combines protein, vegetables, and carbohydrates in one hearty and satisfying meal. It’s a balanced and filling option that can be enjoyed for lunch or dinner.
Impressive presentation: Serve Kung Pao Chicken Spaghetti at gatherings or dinner parties to impress your guests with its unique and visually appealing presentation.
Leftovers make great lunches: Prepare extra portions for tomorrow’s lunch or meal prep. Kung Pao Chicken Spaghetti tastes just as delicious when reheated, making it a convenient and tasty option for work or school.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Cook the pasta according to the package instructions until al dente. Drain and set aside.
Heat 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil in a large skillet or wok over medium-high heat. Add the chicken pieces and cook until they are browned and cooked through. Remove the chicken from the skillet and set it aside.
In the same skillet, add another tablespoon of vegetable oil. Add the minced garlic and sauté for about 30 seconds until fragrant.
Add the sliced bell peppers to the skillet and stir-fry for about 2-3 minutes until they are slightly tender.
Return the cooked chicken to the skillet with the bell peppers. Pour the Kung Pao sauce over the chicken and peppers, stirring well to coat everything evenly.
Cook for an additional 2-3 minutes until the sauce thickens and coats the chicken and peppers.
Add the unsalted peanuts to the skillet and stir to combine.
Add the cooked pasta to the skillet with the chicken and peppers. Toss everything together gently to ensure that the pasta is coated with the Kung Pao sauce.
Cook for an additional minute or two, stirring continuously, until the pasta is heated through.
Remove the skillet from heat.
Garnish it with some extra peanuts and sliced green onions for added freshness and texture.
Serve the Kung Pao Chicken Spagetti hot!
- 8 oz (225g) spaghetti, linguine or any type of pasta
- 1 lb (450g) boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-sized pieces
- 1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced
- 1 green bell pepper, thinly sliced
- 1/2 cup unsalted peanuts
- 3 cloves garlic, minced
- 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
- 1-2 tbs Kung Pao Sauce
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQS)
Can I use a different type of pasta for Kung Pao Chicken Pasta?
Yes, you can use different types of pasta, such as penne, fettuccine, or even rice noodles, if you prefer. Adjust the cooking time according to the type of pasta you choose.
Can I make Kung Pao Chicken Pasta gluten-free?
Yes, you can use gluten-free pasta, and make sure to use gluten-free soy sauce, hoisin sauce, and chicken broth to ensure the dish is gluten-free.
Can I make Kung Pao Chicken Pasta spicy?
Yes, you can adjust the spiciness by adding more red pepper flakes or even some chili paste if you prefer a spicier kick.
Can I make Kung Pao Chicken Pasta with leftover chicken?
Yes, you can use leftover cooked chicken and add it to the skillet during the final steps of the recipe. This is a great way to use up leftovers and add a twist to the dish.
Can I garnish the dish with fresh herbs?
Yes, you can garnish the Kung Pao Chicken Pasta with chopped cilantro or sliced green onions for added freshness and visual appeal.