General Tso's Chicken

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 248.6
  • Total Fat: 4.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 65.7 mg
  • Sodium: 1,804.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 21.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.6 g
  • Protein: 28.7 g

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Number of Servings: 4


    1 pound chicken breasts (approx. 4 large half-breasts, fat trimmed,) and cut into 1 inch pieces
    2 tablespoons flour
    1 tablespoons olive oil
    1/4 cup sugar
    1/4 cup "lite" soy sauce
    1/4 cup unsweetened pineapple juice
    1/4 cup white distilled vinegar
    2 cloves garlic, crushed
    1 teaspoon fresh ginger, finely grated
    1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
    2 tablespoons carrots julienned
    2 tablespoons cornstarch, mixed with 3 tablespoons water
    4 green onions, cut into 1/4 inch pieces


Dredge chicken in flour and fry until golden brown, in 1 tablespoons oil over medium heat. Remove chicken from frying pan. Combine remaining ingredients except for cornstarch, water and onions, in same frying pan and heat gently until sugar is dissolved. Add cornstarch mixture, stirring until thickened. Return chicken to pan and reheat. Stirring often. Remove to platter and sprinkle with green onions.

Serves 4.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MSWOODSMOKE.

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