General Tso's Spicy Chicken

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 20 mins

Enjoy a popular Chinese takeout meal at home. You can increase the pepper flakes if you like your food extra spicy.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Prepare rice as per instructions on the package and blanch the broccoli by boiling it for 1 - 2 minutes then shocking it in ice water, drain and set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, combine 1 tablespoon of constarch and water until smooth. Add the garlic, ginger, honey, soy sauce, and red pepper flakes, then set aside.
  3. In a separate bowl, mix 3 tablespoons of constarch, salt and pepper together. Add the chicken and toss until coated.
  4. Heat a large nonstick skillet with olive oil. Cook the chicken in batches until golden, 4 - 6 minutes or until almost done.
  5. Return the broccoli florets to the pan with the chicken. Add the sauce mixture and cook until the sauce has thickened, mixture is hot and chicken is fully cooked.
  6. Serve over the rice, and garnish with the scallions greens.


Most Helpful

Great chicken recipe, will definitely make it again.

Chef Tore July 20, 2014

This was pretty good. I used one chicken breast for just one serving, but made all of the sauce since I love it over the rice. I could hardly taste the red pepper flakes so added more at the table. This doesn't make very much sauce - even for one serving, so I will definitely make more next time. All in all a good and easy recipe. Thanks Chef Gorete for a nice meal. Made for Fall PAC 2012.

lazyme October 30, 2012

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