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    Homemade General Tso's Chicken

    Homemade General Tso's Chicken. Photo by heartshapedpan

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    1 hrs 20 mins

    1 hrs

    20 mins

    heartshapedpan's Note:

    Give the restaurant menu a break today, and make my version of General Tso's chicken at home. Save money and eat good!!!

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 2

    Yield:

    cups

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      cut chicken into 1 inch pieces and place into an air tight container.
    2. 2
      mince garlic, ginger, and add to chicken followed by soy sauce, sesame oil, the 1bsp. sugar, and black pepper and marinate for at least 1 hour or up to 24 hours.
    3. 3
      combine flour and cornstarch into a resealable bag and shake well.
    4. 4
      beat eggs into a separate dish.
    5. 5
      in a medium bowl mix remaining ingredients of garlic, ginger,sambal, sugar, fish sauce, soy sauce, vinegar, and sweet chili sauce.
    6. 6
      heat oil in skillet to about 350 degrees.
    7. 7
      dip each piece of chicken into egg allowing it to drip off.
    8. 8
      dredge each piece in flour and cornstarch mixture shaking off excess.
    9. 9
      drop into hot oil and fry until golden brown.
    10. 10
      in a separate pan add sauce mixture and heat slowly.
    11. 11
      as chicken pieces are done frying add to sauce and toss gently.
    12. 12
      continue until all pieces are fried and sauced.
    13. 13
      enjoy.

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    Nutritional Facts for Homemade General Tso's Chicken

    Serving Size: 1 (625 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 2

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 2655.8
     
    Calories from Fat 2132
    80%
    Total Fat 236.9 g
    364%
    Saturated Fat 32.8 g
    164%
    Cholesterol 374.8 mg
    124%
    Sodium 1915.7 mg
    79%
    Total Carbohydrate 75.0 g
    25%
    Dietary Fiber 2.5 g
    10%
    Sugars 11.5 g
    46%
    Protein 60.6 g
    121%

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    sambal oelek chili paste

    seasoned rice wine vinegar

    sweet chili sauce

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