General Tso Chicken
Try this General Tso Chicken recipe, or contribute your own. "Sherry" and "Soy Sauce" are two of the tags cooks chose for General Tso Chicken."I did not change anything with the following exceptions. I edited the ingredient list so that each will now appear on a singler line rather than multiple ones as it was in the original post. Next I seperated the individual tasks into different paragraphs to make for eaiser reading. I will try it soon. It look good. [I made edits to this recipe.]" - Cyrano
Yield: 4 Servings Ready in 45 minutes
favorite of 275 people 102 people want to try
|6 Scallions; cut into Moderately small pieces|
|1 tablespoonCornstarch; (arrowroot powder could be substituted, or chickpea flour.)|
|16 smallDried chilis|
|1 Garlic; minced|
|1/4 teaspoonginger; (or to taste), grated|
|1 poundChicken; cut in to Manageable pieces|
|-- Sauce --|
|1/4 cupChicken broth|
|1/4 cupDry sherry|
|6 tbsoy sauce|
|Thai hot chili Paste; optional|
General Tso Chicken Preparation
Mix starch with egg until smooth, and coat all chicken pieces thoroughly. Fry in two inches of oil until LIGHT brown, then drain and place on towels. Set aside.
In a fry pan, heat 1 TBP of oil, then add the whole chilis, and stir-fry until blackened. Add onions, stir for 1 minute, followed by garlic and ginger. Stir to heat through, but do not brown the last two. Remove from heat and set aside.
Combine sauce ingredients, and set aside. Reheat the oil fry chicken to fry until brown. Drain and set aside.
Add sauce to fry pan and heat over mild flame while stirring until sauce it thickems and bubbles,
Add chicken, and cook until coated and heated through.
Serve over rice.
Credit where credit is due: Original of this came from gatekeeper.dec.com, and was blended with other of the same genre to produce what you see here. Notes from the Chef: "The recipe is simple enough, but the interesting part is the cornstarch and egg mixture for breading. When twice fried this makes the extra-crisp coating that one generally associates with this dish. (but that works well with others, like sesasme chicken as well)"
After downloading it seemed to need cleaning up. The ingredient list was edited so each one would appear on a single, rather than mulitiple lines. Also re-did the instructions to seperate activities into different paragraphs to divide the various steps. All else ramained as it was.
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