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General Tso's Chicken Recipe

Looking for an easy General Tso's Chicken recipe? Learn how to make General Tso's Chicken using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by jharris32

Makes 3 servings



A healthier, balanced version. Reduced fat and carbs, added fiber

Recipe Ingredients for General Tso's Chicken

3/4 cup Chicken stock
1/3 cup Splenda
2 tbsp Soy Sauce
2 tbsp cooking wine
1 tbsp Vinegar
1/2 tsp ground ginger
1 tsp garlic, minced
1 tbsp fiber, psyllium husk or benefiber
2 1/2 grams guar gum, approx 1/4T if this doesn't work use 2T Cornstarch
1 tbsp olive oil
1 carrot, thin sliced
2 tsp red pepper flakes
1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into small pieces

Recipe Directions for General Tso's Chicken

  1. Cube chicken, brown in olive oil with carrots.

  2. Mix together liquids plus splenda (or stevia) and spices. Wisk in guar gum and fiber at the same time.

  3. Pour mixture on top of chicken, stirring until thickened.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 271.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
251
Calories from Fat
61
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
6.8g
10%
Saturated Fat
0.6g
3%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
88mg
29%
Sodium
885mg
37%
Potassium
130mg
4%
Total Carbohydrates
10.2g
3%
Dietary Fiber
5.0g
20%
Sugars
1.7g
Protein
36.8g
Vitamin A 59% Vitamin C 7%
Calcium 1% Iron 8%
* 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
D+
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • Low in sugar
  • Very high in vitamin A
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
  • High in sodium
  • Contains alcohol
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