Slow-cooked General Tsaos Chicken Recipe

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Slow-cooked general tsaos chicken

sherry monfils

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@smonfils

I love getting this dish at chinese restaurants, but wanted it to be healthier, so I made this. I do have a recipe for the fried type, but this is just as good.


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Serves:

4-6

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

4 Hr 15 Min

Ingredients

4
boneless, skinless chicken breasts
1/2 c
water
3 Tbsp
hoisin sauce
2 Tbsp
light soy sauce
1/2 c
light brown sugar
3 Tbsp
ketchup
1`/4 tsp
ground ginger
1/2 tsp
crushed, hot red pepper flakes
1 Tbsp
cornstarch
2 Tbsp
toasted sesame seeds
hot cooked rice

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In bowl, whisk together hoisin and soy sauces, brown sugar, ketchup, ginger and crushed red pepper flakes, pour water over all.
2
Pour sauce into slow cooker. Add chicken and stir to coat chicken. Cook, covered 4-6 hrs, or until chicken is cooked through. Remove chicken from cooker.
3
Cut chicken into chunks. Whisk cornstarch into sauce in cooker until thickened. Put chicken back into cooker. Cook 15 mins more, or until hot. Spoon over rice, sprinkle w/ sesame seeds.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken
Regional Style: Asian
Other Tag: Healthy