General Tso's chicken

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 214.1
  • Total Fat: 4.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 41.2 mg
  • Sodium: 963.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 23.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.3 g
  • Protein: 17.9 g

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Almost as good as take-out Almost as good as take-out
Number of Servings: 4


    1 lb boneless skinless chicken breast
    1/4 c flour
    1/4 sugar
    3 tbsp Soy sauce
    3/4 water
    2 tbsp oil
    Asian seasoning packet (you can find this in the Asian section at the grocery store)
    crushed red pepper (optional)


1.Cut the chicken into bite size pieces
2.Put the flour in a reclosable plastic bag
3. Add, chicken, seal and shake until coated evenly.
4. Combine seasoning, sugar, soy sauce and water. Set aside.
5. Heat oil in skillet until HOT. Add flour coated chicken and cook until browned evenly.
6. Add sauce mixture into skillet with chicken.
7. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, simmer until sauce is to desired thickness.
To make sauce hotter add crushed red peppers to taste.
Makes 4 servings.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user AYNOTBIGGIRL.

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  • Very Good
    Was great and easy to prepare. - 7/28/11

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  • Incredible!
    SUPER YUMMY - 9/27/10

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  • Very Good
    Great recipe! We loved it. - 1/18/10

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  • Incredible!
    This was a very good dish. I used grilled chicken instead of frying it, but still was excellent. My husband loved this dish. I had to make another batch for him to take to work today. - 1/7/10

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  • This was awesome. I added broccoli and served over brown rice. - 2/14/08

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