Slow-cooked General Tsaos Chicken Recipe

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Slow-cooked general tsaos chicken

sherry monfils

By
@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.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
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

Step-By-Step

1In bowl, whisk together hoisin and soy sauces, brown sugar, ketchup, ginger and crushed red pepper flakes, pour water over all.
2Pour 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.
3Cut 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