General Tso's Chicken | How to make General Tso's Chicken

By Vahitha Hasan  |  26th Mar 2018  |  
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About General Tso's Chicken Recipe

General Tso’s Chicken is a deep fried, hot and sweet chicken dish that is served in most of the North American Chinese Restaurants.

General Tso's Chicken

Ingredients to make General Tso's Chicken

  • 300gms boneless chicken
  • 2 tsp light soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1/2 cup chicken stock
  • 1/2 cup corn starch
  • salt required
  • oil for frying
  • 2 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
  • 4 to 5 dry red chillies, deseeded
  • 1/4 cup chicken stock
  • 1 tsp dark soy sauce
  • 1 tsp rice vinegar
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp corn flour dissolved 1/4 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons oil

How to make General Tso's Chicken

  1. In a Mixing bowl, add chicken, chicken stock, soy sauce, vinegar, egg yolk, salt and marinate it for 2 hrs.
  2. Coat the marinated chicken with cornstarch
  3. deep dry it over medium heat, until it turns brown.
  4. Remove chicken from oil and set aside to drain on paper towels.
  5. Heat oil in a large pan and fry sliced garlic until it releases aroma. Then add in dry red chilly and fry for a min
  6. Add tomato paste and brown sugar.
  7. Then add chicken stock, rice vinegar and soy sauce. Keep mixing until it starts bubbling. 
  8. Reduce the flame to low and Add cornstarch slurry, stirring frequently. The sauce should begin to thicken in a minute or less.
  9. Increase flame, Add cooked chicken pieces, stirring them to coat with the sauce.

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