General Tso's Chinese Chicken

General Tso's Chinese Chicken

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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

How to Make General Tso's Chinese Chicken

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.

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About General Tso's Chinese Chicken

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




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