General Tso’s chicken General Tso’s chicken
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Prep 15 minutes
Total 30 minutes
Serves
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Ingredients
  • 0.45 kg chicken thighs cut into 1 inch chunks
  • 60 ml cornstarch
  • oil for frying
  • 1 tbsp minced ginger
  • ½ tsp red chili flakes
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • For the Sauce:
  • 3 tbsps rice vinegar
  • 3 tbsps soy sauce
  • 2 tsps hoisin sauce
  • 60 ml water
  • 3 tbsps sugar
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • Chicken stock

General Tso’s chicken

  1. Toss the chicken thighs with the quarter cup of cornstarch and let sit while you mix the sauce ingredients.
  2. Add the rice vinegar, soy sauce, hoisin sauce, water, sugar and tablespoon of cornstarch in a small bowl and whisk together.
  3. Add the chicken to a pan with the oil and fry until crispy.
  4. Remove chicken from the pan and drain all but a tablespoon of the oil and add the chili flakes, ginger and garlic.
  5. Cook until you smell the garlic (about 30 seconds).
  6. Add in the chicken and toss, then add in the sauce.
  7. Stir for about 30 seconds until thickened.
  8. Serve immediately.


General Tso’s chicken

favorite
print
rate
Prep 15 minutes
Total 30 minutes
Serves
US | Metric
Ingredients
  • 0.45 kg chicken thighs cut into 1 inch chunks
  • 60 ml cornstarch
  • oil for frying
  • 1 tbsp minced ginger
  • ½ tsp red chili flakes
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • For the Sauce:
  • 3 tbsps rice vinegar
  • 3 tbsps soy sauce
  • 2 tsps hoisin sauce
  • 60 ml water
  • 3 tbsps sugar
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • Chicken stock
  1. Toss the chicken thighs with the quarter cup of cornstarch and let sit while you mix the sauce ingredients.
  2. Add the rice vinegar, soy sauce, hoisin sauce, water, sugar and tablespoon of cornstarch in a small bowl and whisk together.
  3. Add the chicken to a pan with the oil and fry until crispy.
  4. Remove chicken from the pan and drain all but a tablespoon of the oil and add the chili flakes, ginger and garlic.
  5. Cook until you smell the garlic (about 30 seconds).
  6. Add in the chicken and toss, then add in the sauce.
  7. Stir for about 30 seconds until thickened.
  8. Serve immediately.