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    Weight Watchers General Tso's Chicken

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    xpnsve's Note:

    Great WW recipe from a meeting. 8Points plus per serving.

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    1. 1
      In a medium bowl, whisk together broth, cornstarch, sugar, soy sauce, vinegar and ginger; set aside.
    2. 2
      Heat oil in a wok or large skillet over medium-high heat. Add scallions, garlic and pepper and cook 2 minutes. Add chicken and cook until browned all over, about 5 minutes.
    3. 3
      Add reserved sauce and simmer until sauce thickens and chicken is cooked through, about 3 minutes.
    4. 4
      Serve chicken and sauce over rice. Yields about 1 cup of chicken and sauce and 1/2 cup of rice per serving.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on January 19, 2012


      This is a little different than General Tso's chicken, but it was absolutely delicious. Am trying to make every dish a little healthier lately and was not expecting such a great flavor in such a simple to make dish.
      I didn't change any ingredients, but did cut the sugar down to 1 1/2 T., but after eating it, I think next time I will only use 1 T. (I don't think we will miss the extra sweetness, and it saves a few calories.)
      I also almost doubled the chicken broth because the sauce got very thick quickly, and we like ours not quite so "gelatinous", if that is a word.....??
      Any recipe that makes my family go back for seconds is 5 stars in my book.
      Next time I will add water chestnuts, green pepper strips, and some asparagus.

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    • on February 04, 2011


      Incredible dish which I served over brown rice. I double checked the points and I came out with 8 just beware. My DH and I were very impressed with this meal and will plan on doing it again and again!!! Thanks for the posting!

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    • on January 20, 2011


      I don't think this tastes like General Tso's chicken, that said it was good. I added some red bell peppers, chunks of onion and sliced water chestnuts to give it more texture.

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    Nutritional Facts for Weight Watchers General Tso's Chicken

    Serving Size: 1 (281 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 327.3
    Calories from Fat 51
    Total Fat 5.7 g
    Saturated Fat 1.1 g
    Cholesterol 72.6 mg
    Sodium 413.8 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 39.0 g
    Dietary Fiber 0.7 g
    Sugars 6.7 g
    Protein 27.9 g

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