Gōngbǎo Jīdīng (Sichuan Kung Pao Chicken)
Spicy chiles and tingly Sichuan peppercorns team up with lightly sauced chicken and peanuts in a stir-fry that's literally sensational.
WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS
Gōngbǎo jīdīng is a Sichuan classic said to be named after a Qing Dynasty official who was particularly enamored of the dish (gōngbǎo refers to his title, while jīdīng means diced chicken). The stir-fry is often referred to as kung pao chic...