Kung Pao Chicken Spaghetti and Meatballs
Kung Pao Chicken Spaghetti and Meatballs
  • prep: 15 min
  • cook: 30 min
  • total: 45 min
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  • Summary

    This version of Kung Pao chicken has all the flavors you'd expect from the classic dish, but in a comforting, homestyle spaghetti and meatballs package!

    Ingredients

    • KUNG PAO SPAGHETTI:
    • 1 pound spaghetti (or linguini)
    • 1 tsp vegetable oil
    • 4 cloves garlic (minced)
    • 1/2 cup dry roasted peanuts (roughly chopped)
    • 2 green onions (sliced)
    • 2/3 cup soy sauce
    • 1/2 cup chicken broth or stock
    • 1/2 cup dry sherry (can substitute with equal amount of chicken broth or stock)
    • 2 Tbsp red chili paste with garlic (to taste)
    • 1/4 cup brown sugar
    • 2 Tbsp rice vinegar
    • 2 Tbsp cornstarch
    • 1 Tbsp sesame oil
    • CHICKEN MEATBALLS:
    • 1 pound ground chicken
    • 1/3 cup yellow onion (finely diced or grated)
    • 1 egg
    • 1/4 cup all purpose flour
    • 1/3 cup oats
    • 1 Tbsp sriracha sauce
    • 1/2 tsp ground ginger
    • 1/4 tsp salt
    • 1/4 tsp ground pepper
    • 2 cloves garlic (minced)
    • FOR THE MEATBALL SAUCE:
    • 4 Tbsp soy sauce
    • 2 Tbsp sriracha sauce
    • 2 Tbsp red chili paste with garlic
    • 2 Tbsp honey

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 1275 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 45 g 69.19%
    • Saturated Fat: 11 g 54.33%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 107 mg 35.76%
    • Sodium: 6114 mg 254.73%
    • Calcium: 999 mg 99.95%
    • Potassium: 2047 mg 58.5%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 20 mg 108.83%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 206 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 58 g 232.9%
    • Sugar: 33 g
    • Protein: 59 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 6 g
    • Vitamin A 22.13%
    • Vitamin C 48.95%
    • Vitamin D 0.49%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat5
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs1
    • Exchange - Starch11
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat5
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total4 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total6 oz-eq

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