Weight Watcher's General Tsao's Chicken

Weight Watcher's General Tsao's Chicken

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 285.1
  • Total Fat: 1.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 65.7 mg
  • Sodium: 479.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 36.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.7 g
  • Protein: 28.1 g

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Introduction

This recipe is from the WW Take-Out cookbook This recipe is from the WW Take-Out cookbook
Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    3/4 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
    2 Tbsp. cornstarch
    2 Tbsp. sugar
    2 Tbsp. low-sodium soy sauce
    1 Tbsp. white wine vinegar
    1/2 tsp. ground ginger
    2 tsp. peanut oil
    2 medium scallions, chopped
    2 garlic cloves, minced
    1/2 tsp. red pepper flakes, less if you don't like hot and spicy
    1 lb. uncooked boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces
    2 cups hot cooked white or basmati rice

Directions

In a bowl, whisk together the broth, cornstarch, sugar, soy sauce, vinegar and ginger; set aside.

Heat oil in a wok or large skillet over med-high heat. Add the scallions, garlic and pepper flakes and cook for 2 minutes, being careful not to burn the garlic.

Add the chicken and brown all over, about 5-8 minutes.

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

Serve chicken and sauce over hot cooked rice. Each servings is approx. 1 cup chicken and sauce and 1/2 cup rice.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user ZINASP.

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