Szuchuan Kung Pao Chicken | Only Cookery. Kung Pao chicken, also transcribed Gong Bao or Kung Po, is a spicy, stir-fried Chinese dish made with cubes of chicken, peanuts, vegetables. The classic dish in Sichuan cuisine originated in the Sichuan Province of south-western China and includes Sichuan peppercorns. Kung Pao Chicken is highly addictive with the perfect combination of salty, sweet and spicy flavor! Let's get cooking!