General Tao Chicken

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 282.2
  • Total Fat: 2.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 55.9 mg
  • Sodium: 711.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 37.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.3 g
  • Protein: 26.1 g

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Healthy substitute to the take out version Healthy substitute to the take out version
Number of Servings: 4


    3/4 cup chicken broth
    1 1/2 tbls cornstarch
    2 tbls sugar
    2 tbls soy sauce
    1 tbls white wine vinegar
    1/2 tsp ground ginger
    2 tsp cooking oil
    2 med. scallions, chopped
    2 med. garlic cloves, minced
    1/2 tsp red pepper flakes
    1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breast, chopped
    2 cups white rice, cooked


1) In medium bowl, whisk broth, cornstarch, sugar, soy sauce, vinegar, and ginger. Set aside
2) Heat oil in frying pan. Add scallions, garlic, and red pepper flakes. Cook for 2 minutes. Add chicken and cook
until brown all over (approx. 5 minutes).
3) Add Reserved sauce and simmer until sauce thickens and chicken is coked thoroughly (approx. 3 minutes)

Serving Size: 4 servings

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user RELMJS.

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