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General Tsao's Chicken Recipe

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Submitted by spasqual

Makes 4 servings



Spicy Chinese chicken dish served with brown rice.

Recipe Ingredients for General Tsao's Chicken

3/4 cup canned chicken broth , reduced-sodium
2 tbsp cornstarch
2 tbsp splenda
2 tbsp light soy sauce
1 tbsp white wine vinegar
1/2 tsp ground ginger
2 tsp peanut oil
2 medium green onions, chopped
2 garlic clove,medium, minced
1/2 tsp red pepper flakes
2 chicken breast, boneless, skinless 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, Main Dish, Chinese, Stir Fry

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 256.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
299
Calories from Fat
56
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
6.2g
10%
Saturated Fat
1.4g
7%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
73mg
24%
Sodium
174mg
7%
Potassium
330mg
9%
Total Carbohydrates
28.4g
9%
Dietary Fiber
2.1g
8%
Sugars
0.6g
Protein
30.3g
Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 3%
Calcium 3% Iron 9%
* 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
B+
  Good points
  • Very low in sugar
  • High in manganese
  • Very high in niacin
  • High in selenium
  • High in vitamin B6
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