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General Tso Chicken

Can't get enough Chinese take-out? Make this sweet and spicy General Tso's Chicken at home in just 20 minutes. Serve it over rice and you have a complete meal the family will love! 
Course Dinner
Cuisine Chinese
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 518kcal

Ingredients

For the sauce:

  • 1/4 cup chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup hoisin sauce
  • 3 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 cloves garlic crushed
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon ginger grated
  • 1 teaspoon sriracha sauce more if desired
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil

For the Stir Fry:

  • 1 pound chicken cubed
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup oil
  • 1 1/2 cups broccoli florets
  • 1 red bell pepper cubed
  • 1 green onion sliced
  • sesame seeds

Instructions

  • Place chicken in a mixing bowl and toss with the cornstarch until all is coated. Set aside.
  • Mix all sauce ingredients together and set aside.
  • Heat oil in a non-stick skillet over medium-high heat. Add the coated chicken and let it cook for 2-3 minutes until browned. Flip and cook another 2-3 minutes until browned. Remove chicken onto plate. 
  • Add the broccoli and bell pepper to the skillet and stir fry for 2 minutes. Add the chicken back and pour on the sauce. Toss and cook for 1-2 minutes until sauce thickens. Remove from heat, sprinkle with green onions and green onion, and serve over rice.

Nutrition

Calories: 518kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 32g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 85mg | Sodium: 956mg | Potassium: 448mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 26.7% | Vitamin C: 88.6% | Calcium: 4.4% | Iron: 10.3%