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Easy General Tso's Chicken

Easy General Tso's Chicken
  • Prep 35 min
  • Total 35 min
  • Servings 4

Get all the flavors of your favorite Chinese restaurant in the comfort of your own kitchen with this quick budget-friendly recipe. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

2
tablespoons chili garlic sauce
2
tablespoons sugar
1
tablespoon rice vinegar
1/4
cup all-purpose flour
2
tablespoons cornstarch
1
egg white
1
tablespoon soy sauce
10
oz boneless skinless chicken thighs, cut into bite-size pieces (about 3 chicken thighs)
2
tablespoons vegetable oil
1
bunch broccoli florets, cut into bite-size pieces (about 3 cups)
6
green onions, thinly sliced on the bias (2/3 cup)
2
cups cooked white rice

Steps

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  • 1
    In small bowl, mix chili garlic sauce, sugar and vinegar; set aside. In large bowl, mix flour and cornstarch with whisk; set aside.
  • 2
    In medium bowl, beat egg white and soy sauce. Add chicken; toss to coat. Transfer chicken a few pieces at a time to bowl with flour mixture; toss to coat, then transfer to plate. Discard any leftover extra egg mixture and flour mixture.
  • 3
    In 12-inch nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add chicken to skillet; cook 6 to 7 minutes, turning once, until chicken is crispy and browned on outside. If pieces of chicken stick together, break apart with spatula.
  • 4
    Add broccoli to skillet; cook 3 to 4 minutes, stirring frequently, until broccoli is softened and browned on edges, and chicken is no longer pink in center. Add chili garlic sauce mixture to pan; cook 1 to 2 minutes longer, stirring until mixture is thoroughly coated. Stir in green onions.
  • 5
    Divide rice among 4 bowls. Divide chicken mixture over rice.

Expert Tips

  • Take a little extra time to separate the sticky battered pieces of chicken as they go in the pan.
  • Don’t have chicken thighs? Breasts work just as well in this recipe.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
370
Calories from Fat
100
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
16%
Saturated Fat
2g
11%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
70mg
23%
Sodium
670mg
28%
Potassium
430mg
12%
Total Carbohydrate
48g
16%
Dietary Fiber
2g
11%
Sugars
12g
Protein
21g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
45%
45%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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