Slow-cooked General Tso's Chicken Recipe

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Slow-cooked general tso's chicken

sherry monfils

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@smonfils

I love this chicken, but wanted to make it in the slow cooker and found a way..so yummy. Worth the wait1


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Serves:

6

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

4 Hr

Method:

Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients

2 lb
chicken breasts, cut into cubes
1 c
cornstarch,divided
1/2 tsp
each, salt and pepper
2 Tbsp
sesame oil, can use canola oil
1/2 c
sugar
1/2 c
light soy sauce
1/2 c
unsweetened pineapple juice
1/3 c
apple cider vinegar
4 tsp
minced garlic
1/2 tsp
cayenne pepper
1/4 tsp
ground ginger
1/3 c
chopped scallions
2 c
cooked broccoli florets, prefer steamed
1-1/2 c
cooked white rice, can use brown rice

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In shallow bowl, combine 3/4 cup cornstarch, salt and pepper. Dip chicken cubes into cornstarch mix. Heat oil in lg skillet, over med-high heat.
2
Brown chicken. remove chicken from pan. In slow-cooker combine, sugar, soy sauce, pineapple juice, vinegar, garlic, cayenne pepper and giner, mix well.
3
Add chicken. Cover, cook on low for 4 hrs. If sauce isn't thick enough, combine remaining cornstarch w/ 1/4 cup water and stir into pot until thickened. Serve over rice and broccoli.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken, Fruit Sides
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Asian
Dietary Needs: Low Fat
Other Tag: Healthy