Gong Bao Frog Legs (宫保田鸡) – Recipe

Gong Bao Frog Legs
Gong Bao Frog Legs. The fiery tang of the Gong Bao sauce is best complemented with a bowl of piping hot porridge!

Spicy Gong Bao Sauce and succulent Frog Legs.

This simple combination is an embodiment of a match made in heaven.

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Kung Pao Frog Legs (宫保田鸡) - Recipe
Tasting somewhat like chicken, frog legs have an even more tender, smoother and springy texture compared to its mainstream counterpart. In Gong Bao Frog Legs, the slight fishy taste of the meat is masked by Dried Chilies, Ginger, and Spring Onions while its succulent flavours are enhanced by the Gong Bao marination sauce.
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Chinese
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Passive Time 1 hour
Servings
people
Ingredients
Ingredients
  • 500 g Frog Legs
  • 10 Dried Chillies
  • 1 clove Ginger (thinly sliced)
  • 1 Onion (thinly sliced)
  • 4 sprigs Spring Onions/Scallions
Marinade
  • 1 tbsp Light Soya Sauce
  • 1 tbsp Oyster Sauce
  • 1 tsp Sesame Oil
  • 1 tbsp Sugar
  • 1 tbsp Corn Flour
  • 1/2 tsp Pepper
Gong Bao Sauce
  • 2 tbsp Red Date Soya Sauce
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Chinese
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Passive Time 1 hour
Servings
people
Ingredients
Ingredients
  • 500 g Frog Legs
  • 10 Dried Chillies
  • 1 clove Ginger (thinly sliced)
  • 1 Onion (thinly sliced)
  • 4 sprigs Spring Onions/Scallions
Marinade
  • 1 tbsp Light Soya Sauce
  • 1 tbsp Oyster Sauce
  • 1 tsp Sesame Oil
  • 1 tbsp Sugar
  • 1 tbsp Corn Flour
  • 1/2 tsp Pepper
Gong Bao Sauce
  • 2 tbsp Red Date Soya Sauce
Instructions
  1. Mix light soya sauce, oyster sauce, sesame oil and sugar to make the marinade.
  2. Coat the frog legs with the marinade and keep in the fridge for at least 1 hour.
  3. Stir fry the dried chili, sliced ginger, and onion until fragrant.
  4. Add in the marinated frog legs and add 2 tablespoons of Red Date Soya Sauce and continue to stir-fry for 1-2 minutes.
  5. Top off with some spring onions and cook over medium for 3 minutes until evenly cooked.
Recipe Notes

Frogolicious tips!

  • Frog meat tastes the best when cooked on the day of purchase!
  • Serve warm! Since frog meat has almost no fats, it becomes tougher to chew as the meat cools.

Get your Fresh Frog Legs here!

For easier marination, get the pre-packaged Gong Bao Sauce!

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