General Tso's Chicken
Recipe from Family Circle

If sweet and spicy Asian food is your preference, don't order takeout. Try this quick-and-easy recipe that can be prepared in less than 30 minutes.


General Tso's Chicken

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Servings: 4
Prep Time: 15 mins
Related Categories: Asian Cuisine, Chicken
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Ingredients
  • 1   cup 
    chicken broth
  • 2   tablespoons 
    low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1   tablespoon 
    chopped fresh ginger
  • 2   teaspoons 
    rice vinegar
  • 2   teaspoons 
    sugar
  • 2   teaspoons 
    cornstarch
  • 1   teaspoon 
    Asian chili paste
  • 2   tablespoons 
    canola oil
  • 1 1/2  pounds 
    boneless, skinless chicken breast, cut into 1-1/2-inch pieces
  • 2   
    scallions, trimmed and sliced
  • 2   cups 
    cooked brown rice
  • 1   
    head fresh broccoli, steamed
Directions
1.
In a medium-size bowl, whisk together chicken broth, soy sauce, ginger, vinegar, sugar, cornstarch and chili paste. Set aside.
2.
Heat the oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add the chicken and cook for about 6 minutes, turning halfway through cooking, or until internal temperature reaches 160 degrees on an instant-read thermometer. Remove to a plate and keep warm.
3.
In the same skillet, add the chicken broth mixture. Bring to a simmer and add chicken and scallions. Stir to coat chicken with sauce and heat through, about 1 to 2 minutes.
4.
Serve over brown rice with steamed broccoli on the side.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 395, Fat, total (g) 10, chol. (mg) 99, sat. fat (g) 1, carb. (g) 30, Monosaturated fat (g) 5, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 3, fiber (g) 3, sugar (g) 4, pro. (g) 44, vit. A (IU) 486, vit. C (mg) 40, Thiamin (mg) 0, Riboflavin (mg) 0, Niacin (mg) 21, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 1, Folate (g) 40, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 1, sodium (mg) 667, Potassium (mg) 622, calcium (mg) 61, iron (mg) 2, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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