General Tso Chicken
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Enjoy this Asian classic by sautéing the chicken instead of frying.
Servings Prep Time Cook Time
4 15 mins 15 mins
Ingredients

Directions

1. In a medium bowl, whisk together broth, cornstarch, sweetener (like Splenda), soy sauce, vinegar and ginger; set aside.
2. Heat oil in a wok or large skillet over medium-high heat. Add scallions, garlic and red pepper flakes; cook, stirring frequently, 2 minutes. Add chicken; sauté until browned all over, about 5 minutes.
3. Add reserved sauce to pan and simmer until sauce thickens and chicken is cooked through, about 3-5 minutes.
4. After sauce has slightly thickened, add the broccoli florets. Remove from heat.
5. Serve chicken and sauce over rice.
6. Yields about 1 cup chicken with sauce and 1/2 cup rice per serving.

Nutrition summary

There are 289 calories in 1 serving of General Tso Chicken.
Calorie split: 22% fat, 41% carbs, 37% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories
289
 
% Daily Values*
Total Fat
7.3g
9%
Saturated Fat
0.763g
4%
Trans Fat
0g
Polyunsaturated Fat
0.796g
Monounsaturated Fat
2.926g
Cholesterol
55mg
18%
Sodium
954mg
41%
Total Carbohydrate
31.17g
11%
Dietary Fiber
3.4g
12%
Sugars
1.57g
Protein
28.46g
Vitamin D
-
Calcium
53mg
4%
Iron
1.64mg
9%
Potassium
280mg
6%
Vitamin A
27mcg
3%
Vitamin C
42.8mg
48%
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
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