Kung Pao Chicken with Pickled Cucumber / Homemade kung pao chicken. This recipe 'velvets' the chicken first (meaning it's coated in cornflour then cooked) which creates a silky delicious texture, reminiscent of a great takeaway! You've got great taste! To access this page simply login here log in. Or sign up in less than a minute (and get free meal plans every week) here: Free Membership, Perks at Work, ParliamentHill, School Supporter, School Summer Edition, School Early Bird or Personalisation Membership.