General Tsao's Chicken Recipe

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Submitted by kcp118

Makes 4 servings



American-Chinese classic

Recipe Ingredients for General Tsao's Chicken

3/4 cup canned chicken broth, reduced-sodium
2 tbsp cornstarch
2 tbsp splenda
2 tbsp soy sauce
1 tbsp white wine vinegar
1/2 tsp ground ginger
2 tsp peanut oil
2 medium scallion(s), chopped
2 medium garlic clove(s), minced
1/2 tsp red pepper flakes
2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 2-inch pieces
2 cup cooked brown rice

Recipe Directions for General Tsao's Chicken

  1. In a medium bowl, whisk together broth, cornstarch, sugar, soy sauce, vinegar and ginger; set aside.

  2. Heat oil in a wok or large skillet over medium-high heat. Add scallions, garlic and pepper and cook 2 minutes. Add chicken and cook until browned all over, about 5 minutes.

  3. Add reserved sauce and simmer until sauce thickens and chicken is cooked through, about 3 minutes.

  4. Serve chicken and sauce over rice. Yields about 1 cup of chicken and sauce and 1/2 cup of rice per serving.

Categories

Chicken, First Course, Main Dish, Chinese, Stir Fry

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 171.9g
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Amount Per Serving
Calories
425
Calories from Fat
46
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.1g
8%
Saturated Fat
0.9g
4%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
606mg
25%
Potassium
340mg
10%
Total Carbohydrates
83.9g
28%
Dietary Fiber
3.6g
14%
Sugars
6.5g
Protein
8.6g
Vitamin A 3% Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 4% Iron 12%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • Very high in manganese
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