General Tso Chicken

If you have about 2 hours and 10 minutes to spend in the kitchen, General Tso Chicken might be an outstanding dairy free recipe to try. One portion of this dish contains roughly 50g of protein, 45g of fat, and a total of 1061 calories. This recipe serves 1 and costs $5.96 per serving. This recipe from Food.com requires eggs, hoisin sauce, red chilies, and green onion. A few people really liked this main course. 12 people were glad they tried this recipe. All things considered, we decided this recipe deserves a spoonacular score of 85%. This score is spectacular. Try General Tso’s Chicken, General Tso’s Chicken, and General Tso Chicken for similar recipes.

Servings: 1

 

Ingredients:

1⁄8 cup chicken broth

1 teaspoon cornstarch

2 tablespoons cornstarch

1⁄8 cup dry sherry (or other white wine)

2 large eggs (yolks removed)

3 slices ginger, 1/4 inch thick. (size of US quarter)

1 green onion (scallion)

1 tablespoon hoisin sauce

1 tablespoon honey (or molasses)

1⁄2 cup panko breadcrumbs

1 tablespoon plum sauce

5 whole dried red chilies (stem and seeds removed)

2 tablespoons rice vinegar (or 1 Tbsp white vinegar)

1 tablespoon sesame oil (cold pressed, NOT toasted, 1 tbsp hot chili oil can be substituted for sesame oil, and red chiles)

1 boneless skinless chicken breast

1 teaspoon dark soy sauce (or Tamari soy sauce)

1 tablespoon sugar

1⁄4 cup coconut flakes (unsweetened)

1 tablespoon water (optional)

1 whole garlic clove

Equipment:

casserole dish

wire rack

bowl

deep fryer

paper towels

stove

wok

Cooking instruction summary:

***Chicken Preperation***.1. Start by slicing the chicken breast from wide end to thin end. About 1/4 inch strips. Place in ziplock bag along with cornstarch and egg whites. Combine and place in refrigerator for about 1 hour.(this will tenderize chicken).2. After 1 hour combine Panko bread crumbs and coconut flakes and lay out in casserole dish. Place chicken strips in dish and dredge to coat. Place strips on cooling rack folding each strip in half to make a "U" shape(this will help absorb sauce better)Place cooling rack in freezer while you prepare the sauce.(this will help chicken keep its "U" shape aswell as breading stick better).***Sauce Preperation***.Wisk in bowl all ingedients except water(to be added later)cover and place in refrigerator till needed.***Stir fry Preperation***.Chop deseeded Chiles into 1/4 inch pieces. Combine with Sesame oil and set aside. Slice ginger slices into thin strips. Smash garlic clove and mince. Chop green onion into 1/2 to 3/4 inch pieces. Combine and set aside.***To Fry Chicken***.Remove chicken from freezer and place in 350 F preheated deep fryer for 5 minutes. Remove and drain on paper towels and set aside. Start with step one immediately.***Step One***.Place Wok on stove set to medium. Toss in Chiles and oil and cook until oil starts to sizzle. Toss in garlic,ginger, and green onions. Stir for 1-2 minutes until green onions start to wilt.***Step Two***.Now toss in sauce and stir until sauce begins to bubble. Add water and remove from heat.***Step Three***.Toss chicken in Wok and stir until chicken is well coated. Spoon chicken and sauce over a bed of steamed rice, or fresh steamed broccoli and serve.

 

Step by step:


1. ***Chicken Preperation***.

2. Start by slicing the chicken breast from wide end to thin end. About 1/4 inch strips.

3. Place in ziplock bag along with cornstarch and egg whites.

4. Combine and place in refrigerator for about 1 hour.(this will tenderize chicken).

5. After 1 hour combine Panko bread crumbs and coconut flakes and lay out in casserole dish.

6. Place chicken strips in dish and dredge to coat.

7. Place strips on cooling rack folding each strip in half to make a "U" shape(this will help absorb sauce better)

8. Place cooling rack in freezer while you prepare the sauce.(this will help chicken keep its "U" shape aswell as breading stick better).***Sauce Preperation***.Wisk in bowl all ingedients except water(to be added later)cover and place in refrigerator till needed.***Stir fry Preperation***.Chop deseeded Chiles into 1/4 inch pieces.

9. Combine with Sesame oil and set aside. Slice ginger slices into thin strips. Smash garlic clove and mince. Chop green onion into 1/2 to 3/4 inch pieces.

10. Combine and set aside.***To Fry Chicken***.

11. Remove chicken from freezer and place in 350 F preheated deep fryer for 5 minutes.

12. Remove and drain on paper towels and set aside. Start with step one immediately.***Step One***.

13. Place Wok on stove set to medium. Toss in Chiles and oil and cook until oil starts to sizzle. Toss in garlic,ginger, and green onions. Stir for 1-2 minutes until green onions start to wilt.***Step Two***.Now toss in sauce and stir until sauce begins to bubble.

14. Add water and remove from heat.***Step Three***.Toss chicken in Wok and stir until chicken is well coated. Spoon chicken and sauce over a bed of steamed rice, or fresh steamed broccoli and serve.


Nutrition Information:

Quickview
1041k Calories
48g Protein
43g Total Fat
112g Carbs
43% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
1041k
52%

Fat
43g
67%

  Saturated Fat
18g
116%

Carbohydrates
112g
37%

  Sugar
50g
56%

Cholesterol
444mg
148%

Sodium
1332mg
58%

Alcohol
3g
17%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
48g
97%

Vitamin C
330mg
401%

Vitamin B6
2mg
118%

Selenium
81µg
116%

Vitamin B3
17mg
89%

Manganese
1mg
80%

Phosphorus
668mg
67%

Vitamin B2
1mg
59%

Vitamin K
61µg
58%

Vitamin A
2845IU
57%

Potassium
1662mg
48%

Iron
7mg
43%

Vitamin B5
4mg
40%

Vitamin B1
0.6mg
40%

Folate
152µg
38%

Fiber
9g
38%

Copper
0.75mg
37%

Magnesium
144mg
36%

Zinc
3mg
25%

Vitamin E
3mg
22%

Vitamin B12
1µg
21%

Calcium
185mg
19%

Vitamin D
2µg
14%

covered percent of daily need
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