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Kung Pao Spaghetti Hot Spicy Noodles

Kung Pao Spaghetti Hot Spicy Noodles is the perfect recipe that is easy, simple and oh-so delicious. It is made using Spaghetti with Asian flavors of Spicy Kung Pao. A perfect Chinese Take-Out dish is now Vegetarian and can be enjoyed at home.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Chinese
Servings: 4
Author: simplyvegetarian777

Ingredients

  • 16 ounce/1 pound /450 grams Spaghetti You may use Hakka Noodles if desired
  • 1/2 tbsp Ginger finely chopped
  • 4 cloves Garlic finely chopped
  • 5-6 Green Scallions / Green Onions sliced thin, white and green part separated
  • 1 cup Broccoli Florets small, optional
  • 1 tbsp Cooking Oil
  • 4-6 whole, dry Red chillies omit it if you do not want too spicy
  • 1/2 cup Peanuts Dry, roasted, skin removed

Kung Pao Sauce / Marinade

  • 1/3 cup Soy Sauce
  • 1/4 cup Vinegar, white distilled
  • 2 tbsp Chili Paste or Sauce Use 1 tbsp for medium heat
  • 1 tbsp Sugar or Brown Sugar
  • 1 tbsp Corn Starch/ Corn Flour
  • 3/4 cup Cold Water

Instructions

Prepare the Spaghetti or Noodles

  • Cook and Drain the spaghetti or noodles as per your packet instructions and set aside.

Making Kung Pao Sauce and Marinade

  • Take a large bowl or deep cup. Add soy sauce, vinegar, sugar and chili paste to it. Give it a good stir. Add 1 tbsp corn starch and cold water to the same cup/bowl. Mix it well till corn starch is dissolved well. Set aside.
  • Making Kung Pao Spaghetti Hot Spicy Noodles
  • Heat oil in a large pan. Add whole red chilies, ginger, garlic and white part of the green scallions/onions. Stir it well on medium heat for few seconds till red chilies crisp up. 
  • Now Add the Kung Pao Sauce/Marinade to the pan. Bring it to a gentle boil. Reduce the heat and add peanuts, broccoli florets and boiled spaghetti or noodles to the pan.
  • With the help of tongs or 2 large forks or 2 large stirring spoons, give spaghetti a good toss in the kung pao sauce so that the noodles are well covered with sauce. Let cook on medium for 2-3 minutes. 
  • Sprinkle with Green part of the scallions. Kung Pao Spaghetti is done. Serve it hot.

Notes

  • For Vegan options - use egg free or dairy free noodles or spaghetti. Also, in place of Soy sauce, you can use Tamari sauce. Read the Instructions of your ingredients carefully.
  • For Glutenfree options - use wheat or refined free noodles or spaghetti. Read the Instructions of your ingredients carefully to make sure that these have no wheat or gluten in it as stabilizer etc.
  • You may use other vegetables like green string beans, baby corn, carrots, wate chestnuts, bamboo shoots, zucchini etc to this recipe, if you want.