Jared's General Tso's Chicken

Angela Pietrantonio


My daughter and I made this a couple of weeks ago and it was fabulous! We are definitely making this again and again!
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10 Min
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1 lb
chicken breast halves, skinless and boneless
2 Tbsp
vegetable oil
1/4 c
1/4 c
soy sauce
1/4 c
unsweetened pineapple juice
1/4 c
white distilled vinegar (or a more for your own taste)
1 tsp
fresh ginger, finely grated
1/4 tsp
cayenne pepper
1 Tbsp
cornstarch, mixed with 3 tbsp. water
green onins, sliced


1Dredge chicken in flour and fry in oil over medium heat (in a wok or a skillet) until golden brown and crispy. Drain excess oil. Sprinkle cayenne over the chicken and keep warm on low heat.

2Meanwhile, in a saucepan, combine sauce ingredients (sugar, soy sauce, pineapple juice, vinegar, garlic, and ginger) and heat gently. When sauce is smooth and sugar has dissolved, SLOWLY add cornstarch mixture and stir constantly until sauce has thickened to desired thickness.

3Pour sauce in the wok and stir to coat chicken. Stir in green onion and hot red pepper flakes (optional). Remove from heat and serve with fried rice.

6 points per serving

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken
Regional Style: Asian