General Tso's Spicy Chicken

Total Time
35mins
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.

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  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.