General Tso's Chicken Recipe | Yummly

General Tso's Chicken

Nathalie Gonzalez: "Turned out sooo yummy! And was easy to follow :)" Read More
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  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons hoisin sauce
  • 3 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 4 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts (cut into 1-inch cubes)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 8 green onions (chopped, plus more for serving)
  • 3 tablespoons fresh ginger (finely chopped or grated)
  • pepper flakes (optional)
  • sesame seeds (optional)
  • rice (for serving)
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium38% DV910mg
    Fat18% DV12g
    Protein51% DV26g
    Carbs14% DV41g
    Fiber8% DV2g
    Calories380Calories from Fat110
    Total Fat12g18%
    Saturated Fat2.5g13%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat110
    Total Carbohydrate41g14%
    Dietary Fiber2g8%
    Vitamin A10%
    Vitamin C15%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Nathalie Gonzalez 2 months ago
    Turned out sooo yummy! And was easy to follow :)
    Nikki West 4 months ago
    Wow just wow!!! So good! I adjusted the recipe to double portion. At first I was nervous about the consistency of the sauce but it thickened as I let it simmer At the end. I also added broccoli at the very end. My boys and hubby were amazed! It looked great and tasted out of this world!
    Jay M Ghee 6 months ago
    this turned out really good. the ginger should be tsp not tbs for the amounts. i halved the amount since ginger is strong af; but frankly it tasted like ginger sweet and sour chicken; and while id make it again; it did not taste like general tsos
    Gary 7 months ago
    This dish was very good, but had a little to much ginger for our taste.
    Mark & Sonja Raines 7 months ago
    Great! While family loved it!
    Bill Bunting 9 months ago
    Sauce was spot on perfect. Needs the crushed red pepper flakes. I also added some flour with garlic and onion powder, red pepper, and salt to the dry breading mix in addition to the corn starch.
    Sara Eichenlaub 10 months ago
    Kid Approved in my house. Might just skip the cornstarch on the chicken step next time
    Kristen B. a year ago
    i thought this was fantastic! the ginger really stands out
    Gary Rowden a year ago
    Way too sweet cut back on the brown sugar. Otherwise it was ok.
    Johnson a year ago
    Very simple recipe. Good flavors. I used about 1 1/2 lbs of chicken and still had plenty of sauce. I'll probably use chicken thighs next time for better flavor
    Nicola a year ago
    It was great !!! Will be making it again !!!
    Lisa S. 2 years ago
    What a delightful meal! The recipe was easy to make. My husband asked if we could make this again tomorrow! Thanks for sharing a General Tso's Chicken recipe featuring on-hand ingredients.
    Dr. B 2 years ago
    Super tasty. My family loved it. Next time I will season the meat before putting it in the corn starch.
    Tanya Havard 2 years ago
    it was DELICIOUS! Was not expecting it to be this good! definitely making again. my husband loved it.
    Leslie 2 years ago
    Amazing, would change a thing
    Heather 2 years ago
    this was SO amazing. my husband and i LOVED this. i will definitely incorporate this for dinner more often!
    Emily T. 2 years ago
    Good flavor, easy to make. Would make again.
    Tiara Raquel 2 years ago
    so good will make again
    Karen 2 years ago
    yummy! Good flavor. Will make again.
    wanda 2 years ago
    great, I'll be making it again
    Zachary Cochran 2 years ago
    Love it. A great recipe
    Linda Strout 2 years ago
    It was awesome. Will definitely make it again.
    Eileen 2 years ago
    So good and so simple! My husband and I both enjoyed it.
    Wojciechowski 2 years ago
    Great recipe will make again had no hoison
    Kimberly Mayberry 2 years ago
    Great recipe! Easy instructions with common ingredients, sauce has a great flavor, and the cornstarch coated chicken was perfect to thicken the sauce and add just a bit of crunch. I will definitely make this again!
    Adina Gonzalez 2 years ago
    Yummy! It's great, I just added some vegetables over the white rice.
    Linda Moore 2 years ago
    Great thanks I’ll make it many many more times
    Dusty Wilhide 3 years ago
    It was quick, easy and tasted great!!