Lee's Healthy General Tso's Chicken

Lee's Healthy General Tso's Chicken
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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 185.5
  • Total Fat: 5.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 65.1 mg
  • Sodium: 745.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 11.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.1 g
  • Protein: 25.7 g

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Introduction

Healthier Chinese favorite Healthier Chinese favorite
Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    1 lb. raw chicken breast, boneless, skinless, cut into 2-inch pieces
    2 Tbsp. + 1 tsp. cornstarch, divided use
    1 tsp. sesame oil
    2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
    1 thin slice fresh ginger, peeled, finely chopped
    2 Tbsp. reduced-sodium soy sauce or Liquid amino
    cup low sodium chicken broth
    1 Tbsp. rice wine vinegar
    2 Tbsp. tomato paste, no added sugar
    2 tsp. hoisin sauce
    1 tsp. raw honey
    2 Tbsp. cold water
    2 green onions, sliced
    1 Tbsp. toasted sesame seeds


Tips

Served with Broccoli and Whole wheat thin spaghetti.


Directions

Preparation:
1. Preheat oven to 375 F.
2. Line baking sheet with aluminum foil; set aside.
3. Place chicken, 2 Tbsp. cornstarch in a medium bowl; toss until well coated.
4. Place chicken in a single layer on prepared baking sheet; bake for 12 to 15 minutes, or until cooked through.
5. While chicken is baking, heat oil, garlic, and ginger in large skillet over medium heat; cook for 1 to 2 minutes.
6. Add soy sauce, broth, vinegar, tomato paste, hoisin sauce, and honey. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low; cook for 4 to 5 minutes.
7. Dissolve remaining 1 tsp. cornstarch in cold water; add to soy sauce mixture. Gently boil, stirring frequently, for another 3 to 4 minutes, or until sauce begins to thicken.
8. Add cooked chicken to sauce, coating thoroughly.
9. Serve chicken sprinkled with sesame seeds, green onions, and chilies (if desired).


Serving Size: Makes 4 servings

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SLIMLEELEE.

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