General Tso's Chicken

General Tso's Chicken

Prep Time: 0

Yield: 6

General Tso's Chicken

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 1/2 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 1/2 tsp minced ginger
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup white vinegar
  • 1 1/2 cups hot chicken broth
  • 1 tsp M.S.G. (optional)
  • 3 pounds dark deboned chicken meat cut into large chunks
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1 tsp white pepper
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup cornstarch
  • 1 cup salad oil
  • 2 cups scallions, dic

Instructions

  1. To make sauce, mix 1/2 cup cornstarch and water together. Add garlic, ginger, sugar, 1/2 cup soy sauce, vinegar and wine. Then add chicken broth and M.S.G. and stir until sugar disolves. Refrigerate until needed.

    In separate bowl, mix chicken, 1/4 cup soy sauce and white pepper. Stir in egg. Add cornstarch until chicken is coated evenly. Add oil to help separate chicken pieces. Divide chicken into small quantities and deep-fry at 350 degrees until crispy. Drain on apaper towel.

    Place a small amount of oil in wok and heat until wok is hot. Add scallions and peppers and stir-fry briefly. Stir sauce; add to wok. Place chicken in sauce and cook until sauce thickens. Add either cornstarch or water as needed. Serve with rice.
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