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General Tso's Chicken
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Recipe Created By: Robbie
Serves: 4
Prep. Time:

2/3 cup hot chicken broth
1/3 cup granulated sugar
1/4 cup cornstarch mixed with 2 Tbls. water
1/4 cup soy sauce
1/4 cup sherry
2 Tbls. white vinegar
1 tsp. minced garlic
1 tsp. minced ginger
1/2 tsp. monosodium glutamate - optional, see Notes, below
1 1/2 lbs. boned, skinned chicken thighs - cubed
2 Tbls. soy sauce
1/2 tsp. white pepper
1 egg - beaten
1/2 cup cornstarch
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1 tsp. sesame OR peanut OR vegetable oil
1 cup diced scallions
2-6 sm. dried chili pepper - chopped

Ingredients at Firehouse Pantry

-Combine broth, sugar, cornstarch/water mixture, 1/4 cup soy sauce, sherry, vinegar, garlic, ginger, and monosodium glutamate; refrigerate until needed.
-Mix together chicken, 2 Tbls. soy sauce, white pepper, and egg.
-Stir in cornstarch until chicken is coated evenly.
-Stir in 1/2 cup vegetable oil to separate chicken pieces.
-Deep-fry chicken in 350 degree oil until crispy.
-Drain chicken on brown paper bags.
-Place 1 tsp. oil in wok and heat until wok is hot.
-Add scallions and peppers and stir-fry briefly.
-Pour refrigerated mixture and chicken into wok.
-Simmer and stir until sauce is thick.

Notes: Monosodium glutamate, also called MSG, can be found in most supermarkets in the spice aisle and is sold under the name brand name Accent.

Make It A Meal: Serve over Fried Rice. Broccoli is also a perfect accompaniment to this spicy Asian dish.

(3) Visitor Comments:

  • Great Recipe, I lost mine and just searched and yours came up and is so good and easy. Thank you very much.

  • I love your recipe for General Tso's is so easy to understand and soooo delicious!!!

  • This is great! I tried it with chicken wings. Rob it taste even better than I have had at any restaurant. Thank you!

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