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General Tso Chicken Recipe

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Servings: 4
Author: Vanjo Merano

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs. boneless chicken breast cut into large chunks
  • 1/2 cup chopped scallions
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 1 cup cornstarch
  • 2 cups cooking oil
  • 1 small onion minced
  • Sauce Ingredients:
  • 1 1/4 cups chicken broth
  • 6 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoons vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 1/2 cup granulated white sugar
  • 1/4 cup dry sherry
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 3 teaspoons minced ginger
  • Marinade Ingredients:
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper

Instructions

  • Combine the marinade ingredients in a large bowl. Stir.
  • Add the chicken. Marinate for 1 hour.
  • Meanwhile, combine the sauce ingredients in a bowl. Mix well and then set aside.
  • Heat the oil in a cooking pot.
  • Dredge the marinated chicken in cornstarch and then dip into the beaten egg mixture.
  • Roll the chicken back in the cornstarch and then deep fry until the color turns light brown (about 5 to 7 minutes). Do not overcook. Set aside.
  • On a clean pan, sauté onion in 2 tablespoons cooking oil.
  • Add the sauce mixture and then stir until the mixture starts to thicken.
  • Put-in the deep fried chicken and stir until the sauce coats each piece.
  • Add the chopped scallions. Transfer to a serving plate.
  • Serve. Share and enjoy!

Nutrition

Serving: 4g