General Tso's Chinese Chicken Recipe

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General Tso's Chinese Chicken

Sarah Dolbow

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@SouthernGalAtHeart

I have tried many recipes for General Tso's at home and this one is the best one I have made so far! I hope you enjoy it!


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Serves:

4

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Deep Fry

Ingredients

1 lb pkg
boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1 inch chunks
5
dried, red chilis
3
green onions, sliced thin (not white ends)
3
eggs, beaten
1/2 c
cornstarch
peanut or canola oil for frying

FOR THE SAUCE

1 1/2 Tbsp
rice vinegar
2 Tbsp
rice wine
4 Tbsp
white sugar
1 Tbsp
honey
3 Tbsp
soy sauce (low salt can be used)
2 tsp
cornstarch

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large bowl, combine cornstarch and eggs. Mix well. Add chicken bits and coat thoroughly.
2
To make the sauce: In a small bowl, combine rice vinegar, rice wine, soy sauce, sugar, honey and cornstarch. Mix well and set aside.
3
Pour oil into deep fryer or cast iron skillet and heat to 375 degrees. Fry chicken bits until golden brown and drain on paper towels.
4
Add 1 to 2 Tablespoons of oil to a wok or large skillet. Add dried chili peppers and stir fry for about 30 seconds. Add chicken bits to wok and stir fry with peppers for a couple minutes.
5
Add sauce to chicken in wok or skillet, stirring until sauce becomes thick and bubbly. Garnish with green onions and serve with jasmine rice.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Chinese