General Tsao's Chicken

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 403.9
  • Total Fat: 5.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 103.3 mg
  • Sodium: 775.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 39.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.6 g
  • Protein: 46.5 g

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Number of Servings: 4


    3/4 cup canned chicken broth
    2 Tbsp cornstarch
    2 Tbsp sugar
    2Tbsp low-sodium soy sauce
    1 Tbsp white wine vinegar
    1/2 tsp ground ginger
    2 tsp peanut oil
    2 medium scallions, chopped
    2 medium garlic cloves, 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 cups cooked white rice, kept hot


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

2. 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.

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

4. 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 JJBRYAN.

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