General Tso's Chicken

General Tso's Chicken Recipe

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1 lb
chicken breasts, boneless and skinless cut in 1
3 Tbsp
soy sauce
1 Tbsp
egg white, beaten to frothy
1 c
vegetable oil
hot chili peppers, dried and broken in half
garlic cloves, finely chopped
ginger root, peeled piece, finely chopped
1 Tbsp
white wine vinegar
1 Tbsp
white wine
1 tsp
1 Tbsp
brown sugar
1 tsp
sesame oil
1/4 tsp

How to Make General Tso's Chicken


  • 1In a glass bowl, place chicken pieces.
  • 2Combine 1 tablespoon soy sauce and 1 tablespoon cornstarch; blend in beaten egg white.
  • 3Pour over chicken and toss to coat well; marinate in refrigerator for 1 hour.
  • 4In a small bowl, combine remaining soy sauce, vinegar, white wine and 1 teaspoon cornstarch; mix until smooth.
  • 5Stir in sugar, sesame oil and salt.
  • 6In a wok heat oil; deep-fry chicken, a few pieces at a time, about 1 minute, or until golden brown.
  • 7Remove and drain on paper towel.
  • 8Pour all but 2 tablespoons oil out of wok.
  • 9To the wok, add chili peppers, garlic and ginger; stir-fry 1 minute.
  • 10Pour sauce mixture into wok and cook, stirring, about 1 minute, until thickened; return chicken pieces to wok.
  • 11Mix well and serve immediately.

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About General Tso's Chicken

Course/Dish: Chicken
Regional Style: Asian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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