Saucy General Tso’s Chicken

Saucy General Tso’s Chicken

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Skip takeout this week and master your own General Tso recipe! This saucy dish is packed with classic Chinese flavors but still proves to be an easy meal to throw together.

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Time needed

10 min preparation + 20 min cooking

Serving Size / Yield

4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 boneless chicken breasts, cubed
  • 4 T. cornstarch, divided
  • 2 egg whites
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 T. vegetable oil
  • ½ C. water
  • 3 T. hoisin sauce
  • 2 T. soy sauce
  • ½ C. brown sugar
  • 3 T. ketchup
  • 1 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes

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Directions

In a bowl, whisk together 3 tablespoons of cornstarch, egg whites, salt, and pepper. Add chicken and evenly coat. Heat oil in a large skillet, add chicken, and cook until no longer pink in the center; remove from heat and set aside. Returning to your skillet, whisk together water, remaining cornstarch, hoisin sauce, soy sauce, brown sugar, ketchup, and red pepper flakes. Cook over medium heat until sauce thickens. Add chicken back in and coat evenly. Serve with steamed rice and veggies.

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