Gluten Free General Tso's Chicken

Gluten Free General Tso's Chicken

4 reviews, 5 star(s). 100% would make again

Ready in 30 minutes

This gluten free adaptation of a weight watchers version (good-bye deep fat) is a family favorite.

"Everyone in the family enjoyed this and requested that we make it again. I had boneless skinless chicken thighs, so I used those instead of the breasts, and it worked well. We halved the sugar, and had to leave out the pepper flakes. Still, very good. This will be added to our regular rotation."

Ingredients

3/4 cup gluten free chicken broth
1.5 tbsp corn starch
2 tbsp sugar
2 tbsp gluten free soy sauce
1.5 tbsp white wine vinegar (or more)
1/2 tsp ground ginger
1 tbsp peanut oil
2 medium scallions; chopped
2 medium cloves garlic; minced
1 tsp red pepper flakes or 2 dried chili peppers; minced (or more)
1 lb boneless skinless chicken breast
2 cups white rice; cooked and kept hot

Original recipe makes 4

Servings  

Preparation

In a medium bowl, whisk together broth, conrstarch, sugar, soy sauce, vinegar and ginger; set aside.

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 five minutes.

Add reserved sauce and simmer until sauce thickens and chicken is cooked through, about 3 minutes.

Serve chicken and sauce over rice. Yields about 1 cup of chiken and sauce and 1/2 cup rice per serving.

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Awesome! Paired it with the Garlic Ginger Green Bean recipe! Delicious! :)
trishahoagland 1y ago

This was the first gluten free meal I ever made, and it was fan-tastic! Not what I expected from a general tso, but it was really good and much healthier.
Mrsswill 4y ago

Everyone in the family enjoyed this and requested that we make it again. I had boneless skinless chicken thighs, so I used those instead of the breasts, and it worked well. We halved the sugar, and had to leave out the pepper flakes. Still, very good. This will be added to our regular rotation.
cookingmom 4y ago

[I posted this recipe.]
glutenmom 6y ago

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