Renovated General Tsao's Chicken

Renovated General Tsao's Chicken

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 226.8
  • Total Fat: 8.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 65.0 mg
  • Sodium: 668.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 9.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.6 g
  • Protein: 27.0 g

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Delicious, tastes as good as the 'real' thing! Delicious, tastes as good as the 'real' thing!
Number of Servings: 4


    1 tsp ground ginger
    1 tsp red pepper flakes
    4 tsp olive oil
    2 cloves garlic, minced
    2 medium scallions, chopped
    4 Tbsp soy sauce, low sodium
    3 Tbsp splenda (or sugar)
    3 Tbsp corn starch
    1 lbs boneless skinless chicken, cut ino bite size cubes
    1.5 C chicken broth, low sodium
    2 Tbsp vinegar

    2 C rice, kept hot - rice not included in calorie counts


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 --- RICE NOT INCLUDED IN CALORIE COUNTS

This is a Weight Watchers Recipe Renovation.

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  • Incredible!
    11 of 12 people found this review helpful
    This is awesome! I added a little bit of honey to give a touch more sweetness but a great recipe!!! Thanks for sharing. - 1/21/09

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  • Incredible!
    7 of 7 people found this review helpful
    This was wonderful, my husband and I both really enjoyed it. We used sesame oil and 1/2tsp of red pepper flakes but will probably use 1/4t next time. We also sprinkled some toasted sesame seeds on top. Yummy! - 3/3/09

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  • Very Good
    7 of 9 people found this review helpful
    This was very good. My husband and 2 year old twin boys really liked the flavor. I served it with brown rice and broccoli. I know this will effect the nutrition count, but I am going to try it next time with some Sherry and low sodium chicken broth. Yummy! - 2/27/09

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  • Incredible!
    5 of 6 people found this review helpful
    This recipe was fantastic! Tasted SO close to real G. Tso! I'm so glad I don't have to give up my favorite Chinese food dish, because of this recipe. My husband and I both said WOW at the first bite. - 5/14/09

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  • Incredible!
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    We made this tonight and it was awesome! My very picky husband even liked it. - 8/4/08

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