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Kung Pao Bacon

Traeger Kitchen


Kung Pao Bacon

Prep Time

10 Minutes

Cook Time

15 Minutes

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This Kung Pao recipe is so fiery & baconlicious, it will roundhouse kick your taste buds.

Ingredients

How many people are you serving?

2

    Steps

    • 1

      Prepare the sauce: In a small bowl, combine the vinegar, soy sauce, hoisin sauce, sesame oil, sugar, cornstarch, and Sichuan pepper. Stir until the sugar and cornstarch is dissolved and set aside.
    • 2

      When ready to cook, set temperature to 375 degrees F and preheat, lid closed, for 10 to 15 minutes.
    • 3

      Combine garlic, ginger, and the white part of the scallions with 1 tsp vegetable oil in a small foil pouch. Set aside.
    • 4

      When grill is preheated, place bacon, bell peppers and aromatic foil packet directly on the grill. Cook for approximately 10-12 minutes, turning everything once. Dice the bacon and peppers and set aside.
    • 5

      Heat a wok or large skillet over high heat until a bead of water sizzles and evaporates on contact. Add the scallion whites, garlic, and ginger, red bell pepper and bacon and stir-fry for 30 seconds. Pour in the sauce and mix to coat the other ingredients. Stir in the peanuts.
    • 6

      Transfer to a serving plate, sprinkle the scallion greens on top, and serve. Enjoy!

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