Weight Watchers General Tsao's Chicken

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 286.1
  • Total Fat: 3.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 55.0 mg
  • Sodium: 325.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 37.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.6 g
  • Protein: 25.6 g

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Introduction

6 Points. You can enjoy this Asian classic once again by sauteing it, instead of deep-frying it. Serve it over rice to sop up every drop of the sauce. 6 Points. You can enjoy this Asian classic once again by sauteing it, instead of deep-frying it. Serve it over rice to sop up every drop of the sauce.
Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    3/4 cup canned chicken broth, reduced-sodium
    1 1/2 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 scallion(s), chopped
    2 medium garlic clove(s), minced
    1/2 tsp red pepper flakes, or 1 dried chili pepper, minced
    1 pound uncooked boneless, skinless chicken breast, cut into 2-inch pieces
    2 cup cooked white rice, kept hot

Directions

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 and cook 2 minutes. Add chicken and cook until browned all over, about 5 minutes.


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


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

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user BELLATROTTA.

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