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General Tso’s Chicken


General Tso’s Chicken is a delicious at-home take out meal with a great honey ginger sauce.  Who knew Chinese food could be made so easily at home.  Now when you are craving Chinese food, you can make General Tso’s Chicken at home!


1 Egg White
5 Tablespoons Cornstarch
1 Tablespoon plus 2 1/2 teaspoons Soy Sauce
1 teaspoon Ground Ginger
1 lb Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breasts, cut into bite size pieces
1 teaspoon Sesame Oil
1 1/2 teaspoons Honey
1 1/2 Tablespoons Rice Vinegar
3 Tablespoons Canola Oil
1 Bunch Green Onions, thinly sliced
2 Cloves Garlic, minced


Whisk together the egg white, 4 Tablespoons cornstarch, 1 teaspoon soy sauce and 1/2 teaspoon ginger together in a medium bowl.  Add chicken to the bowl and coat completely.

Combine sesame oil, 1 1/2 Tablespoons soy sauce, 1 Tablespoon cornstarch and 1/2 teaspoon ginger, honey and vinegar together in a small bowl.

Heat wok or large skillet over medium/high heat.  Heat 1 1/2 Tablespoons canola oil in the skillet.  Add half the chicken pieces, cooking until no longer pink.  Reserve on a plate and repeat with the remaining chicken.

Add green onions to the skillet and cook for 1 minute.  Add sesame oil mixture and reserved chicken to the skillet.  Stir to combine and let heat through.

Serve with brown rice and edamame.


Serves: 4

-Recipe from Rachael Ray Magazine-