General Tso's Chicken Carrie Sheridan

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READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Mix marinade ingredients in a large bowl:
  • The beer, beaten egg, minced ginger, minced garlic, soy sauce and sesame oil.
  • cut or shred chicken [or pork] into small pieces, 1-1/2 inches at most.
  • add chicken to marinade and let sit 6 hours or more, refrigerated.
  • combine sauce ingredients in a pot: sugar, vinegar, soy sauce, minced ginger, diced garlic, zested peel of an orange.
  • cook over medium heat until the sauce has a syrupy consistency and then remove from heat.
  • heat oil in wok or heavy skillet.
  • remove bite-sized chicken pieces from marinade.
  • coat chicken lightly with cornstarch and fry until just light brown.
  • remove and drain on paper towels.
  • Just before serving, mix chicken in sauce.
  • this can be served with/over rice and with steamed broccoli florets.
  • i double the sauce and add steamed vegetables.
  • the sauce is good on ANYTHING - for vegans, over fried drained tofu cubes -- .
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