General Tso's Chicken Recipe

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At nearly any buffet or take-out place you can find General Tso's Chicken. General Tso's Chicken is a perfect combination of sweet and spicy flavours. It is a very popular dish throughout the United States and Canada. This is probably one of the best and easiest recipes around, you will be surprised at how little time it takes to prepare.

Makes about 2 servings.
1 lb boneless chicken thighs, cut into 1' chunks
5 dried red chilli peppers
3 green onions, sliced
3 eggs, beaten
1/2 cup cornstarch
oil for frying
1 1/2 tbsp rice vinegar
2 tbsp rice wine
3 tbsp sugar
3 tbsp soy sauce
2 tsp cornstarch
1. In a large mixing bowl combine cornstarch and beaten eggs. Mix well to create a batter. Add chicken bits and coat thoroughly.
2. To make the sauce- in a small bowl combine rice vinegar, rice wine, soy sauce, sugar and cornstarch. Mix well and set aside.
3. Heat deep fryer or wok to 375 degrees and deep fried chicken bits in batches. Drain on paper towels.
4. Add 1-2 tablespoons of oil to your wok. Add dried chili peppers to your wok and stir fry for 30 seconds. Add chicken bits to the wok and stir fry for a couple minutes.
5. Add sauce mixture to the wok and cook stirring until the sauce becomes thickened and bubbly. Serve on rice, garnish with green onions and serve.
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Cuisine   ChineseDish   Main Dish
Cooking Method   Pan FriedMain Ingredient   Chicken

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