Lighter General Tso's Chicken

READY IN: 45mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cook rice according to package instructions.
  • Meanwhile, in large bowl, stir together 1 T cornstarch and 1/2 cup cold water until smooth.
  • Add snow peas or sugar snap peas, garlic, ginger, sugar, soy sauce and red pepper flakes; toss to combine and set aside.
  • In another bowl, whisk together egg whites, remaining 3 T cornstarch, 1/2 t salt and 1/4 t pepper.
  • Add chicken and toss to coat.
  • In large nonstick skillet, heat 1 T oil over medium-high heat.
  • Lift half the chicken from egg-white mixture (shaking off excess) and add to skillet.
  • Cook, turning occasionally, until golden, 6-8 minutes.
  • Transfer to a plate, repeat with remaining oil and chicken, and set aside (reserve skillet).
  • Add snow pea mixture to skillet.
  • Cover and cook until snow peas are tender and sauce has thickened, about 5 minutes.
  • Return chicken to skillet (with any juices); toss to coat.
  • Serve with the rice.
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