General Tso's Chicken Recipe

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General Tso's Chicken
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  1. Mix 1/2 cup cornstarch with water. Add garlic, ginger, sugar, 1/2 cup soy sauce, vinegar, wine and chicken broth.Refrigerate until needed.
  2. In separate bowl, mix chicken, 1/4 cup soy sauce and white pepper. Stir in egg. Add 1 cup cornstarch and mix until chicken pieces are coated evenly. Add cup of vegetable oil to help separate chicken pieces. Divide chicken into small quantities and deep-fry at 350 degrees until crispy. Drain on paper towels.
  3. Place a small amount of oil in wok and heat until wok is hot. Add onions and peppers and stir-fry briefly. Stir sauce and add to wok. Place chicken in sauce and cook until sauce thickens.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 487.94 Kcal (2043 kJ)
Calories from fat 207.46 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 23.05g 35%
Cholesterol 76mg 25%
Sodium 1798.4mg 75%
Potassium 397.75mg 8%
Total Carbs 47.25g 16%
Sugars 14.34g 57%
Dietary Fiber 1.77g 7%
Protein 20.75g 42%
Vitamin C 4.8mg 8%
Iron 1.8mg 10%
Calcium 40.4mg 4%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 220.45 Kcal (923 kJ)
Calories from fat 93.73 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10.41g 35%
Cholesterol 34.34mg 25%
Sodium 812.53mg 75%
Potassium 179.71mg 8%
Total Carbs 21.35g 16%
Sugars 6.48g 57%
Dietary Fiber 0.8g 7%
Protein 9.38g 42%
Vitamin C 2.2mg 8%
Iron 0.8mg 10%
Calcium 18.3mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 11.3
  • 13

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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