General Tso's Chicken #21DayFix
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This General Tso's Chicken will make you put that Chinese menu away! It has just enough kick to make you want more. Fresh garlic, ginger and green onions makes this dish complete.
Serves: 4
  • 1 lb. raw chicken breast, boneless, skinless, cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 3 Tbsp. + 1 tsp. cornstarch, divided
  • ¼ tsp. sea salt
  • 1 tsp. sesame oil
  • Pinch of red pepper flakes
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 thin slice fresh ginger, grated
  • 2 Tbsp. of reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • ½ cup low sodium chicken broth
  • 1 Tbsp. rice wine vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp. tomato paste, no added sugar
  • 1 tsp. honey
  • 2 Tbsp. cold water
  • 2 green onions, diced
  1. Place chicken in a large ziplock bag with 3 Tbsp. cornstarch, mix well to coat all of the chicken.
  2. Heat a large skillet over medium heat. Add Olive oil, swirl around. Add chicken and start cooking.
  3. While chicken is cooking, in a small sauce pan heat oil, red pepper, garlic, and ginger and cook for 1 to 2 minutes.
  4. Add soy sauce, broth, vinegar, tomato paste, honey and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low; cook for 4 to 5 minutes.
  5. Add the sauce to the chicken and mix to combine.
  6. Dissolve remaining 1 tsp. cornstarch in cold water; add to the chicken.. Gently boil, stirring frequently, for another 3 to 4 minutes, or until sauce begins to thicken.
  7. Serve chicken sprinkled with green onion.
Recipe by Momma's Meals at