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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 318.8
  • Total Fat: 5.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 58.4 mg
  • Sodium: 936.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 36.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.6 g
  • Protein: 28.4 g

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Becky's General Tso's Chicken Over Rice

Submitted by: MRSTEJANO

Introduction

This is my favorite "go to" recipe! I got it when I was going to Weight Watchers, then I fine-tuned it to how I like it. Now it tastes just like you'd get in a restaurant! Be sure to measure the rice and chicken because it's tempting to "overdo it"! This is my favorite "go to" recipe! I got it when I was going to Weight Watchers, then I fine-tuned it to how I like it. Now it tastes just like you'd get in a restaurant! Be sure to measure the rice and chicken because it's tempting to "overdo it"!
Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    3/4 cup canned reduced-sodium chicken broth
    2 tablespoon cornstarch
    2 tablespoons sugar
    2 tablespoons low sodium soy sauce
    1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
    1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
    2 teaspoon peanut oil
    2 medium scallions, chopped
    2 medium garlic cloves, minced
    1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes, minced or 1 chili, minced
    1 pound uncooked boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 2-inch pieces
    2 cups cooked brown rice, kept hot

Directions

Makes 4 servings, Makes about 1 cup of chicken and sauce over 1/2 cup of rice per serving.

In a medium bowl, whisk together broth, cornstarch, sugar, soy sauce, vinegar and ginger. Set aside.

Heat oil in a wok or large skillet over medium-high heat. Add scallions, garlic and pepper. Cook 2 minutes. Add chicken and cook until browned all over - 5 minutes.

Add reserved sauce and simmer until sauce thickens and chicken is cooked through, 3 minutes.

Serve chicken and sauce over rice. Yields about 1 cup of chicken and sauce over 1/2 cup of rice per serving. Enjoy!



Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MRSTEJANO.






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  • very good - 4/16/13

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  • Both my husband and liked this very much. This was very good. Will definitely be making this again. - 8/16/12

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  • My wife loved it (yay), I would have liked a little more sweetness. I might dredge the chicken in a couple Tbs of flour next time. Also, cooking the veg separately and the chicken in 2 batches to keep help it brown and not steam in its own juices. Added a bag of steamed broccoli. - 6/25/12

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  • Been making this version of General Tso's for years. We add a couple of small heads' worth of broccoli (blanched) at the very end. - 6/10/12

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  • Love it - a go-to dinner my kids eat happily. Thank you for being so clear and specific about serving size and yield. - 3/14/12

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  • I made this tonight for my dinner it was so tasty and easy to make I left the leftover on the counter and my cat ate it even he loved it I only made a few small changes I used fresh ginger the size of a quarter chopped fine and I used vegetable oil and i used rice wine vinegar and skipped the - 1/19/12

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  • I can't wait to try this recipe! I love Tyson's General Tso chicken but of course it is not healthy. So excited to try out yours. - 11/14/11

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  • I thought it was great. Easy to make and tasty. - 9/8/11

    Reply from MRSTEJANO (9/8/11)
    Thanks for the feedback!


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  • FANTASTIC! My hubbie loves General Tso's so I made it for dinner last night. This recipe is a great healthy make-over!! We loved it. - 6/10/11

    Reply from MRSTEJANO (6/10/11)
    Thanks for the review! I love this recipe too! It came to me from one of my Weight Watcher classes, and it's one I'll keep forever!


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