Kung Pao Potatoes

Potatoes cooked with a chinese sauce and roasted peanuts. This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel

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Kung Pao Potatoes
Main Ingredients Potato, Spring onions
Cuisine Chinese
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 11-15 minutes
Cook time 26-30 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Tangy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Kung Pao Potatoes

  • 4 large Potato boiled and peeled
  • 6 Spring onions
  • 4 tablespoons Oil
  • 1 inch piece Ginger chopped
  • 4-5 cloves Garlic chopped
  • 2 teaspoons Cornflour/ corn starch
  • 1 cup Vegetable stock
  • 2 tablespoons Chilli oil
  • 3-4 Dry red chilies,broken
  • 2 tablespoons Soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Red chilli sauce
  • 2 teaspoons Sugar
  • to taste Salt
  • 1/4 cup Roasted peanuts
  • 2 stalks Spring onion greens


  1. Heat oil in a non-stick pan. Cube the potatoes and add. Shallow fry till light golden. Drain on absorbent paper. Slice spring onion bulbs, finely chop ginger and garlic. Mix cornflour in ¼ cup vegetable stock and set aside.
  2. Heat chilli oil in another non-stick pan. Add red chillies and sauté for ½ minute or till crisp. Add onion, ginger and garlic and sauté till soft. Add soy sauce, red chilli sauce, sugar, salt and peanuts and mix.
  3. Add the remaining vegetable stock and mix well. Chop spring onion greens. Add cornflour mixture to the pan and cook till the sauce thickens. Add potatoes and mix gently. Serve immediately garnished with spring onion.

Nutrition Info

Calories 1608
Carbohydrates 132.4
Protein 21
Fat 110.8
Other Fiber Fiber- 17.8gm