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Authentic General Tso's Chicken


This quick and tasty Tso's chicken is one of the most popular foods in Chinese restaurant or take-out. But when you realize how simple the dish is, you can just make it at your own kitchen within half an hour.













Trans-fat Free


1 ½ pounds chicken
3/4 in cubes
1 each eggs
1 cup all-purpose flour
5 stalks bok choy
sliced crosswise
3 each hot chili peppers
sliced legnthwise
1 each sweet red bell peppers
cut in strips
3 tablespoons soy sauce, tamari
3 tablespoons cornstarch
3 tablespoons sugar
3 tablespoons white vinegar
3 tablespoons chinese (xiao xiang) wine
2 tablespoons thai chili paste
1 tablespoon ginger
freshly grated
1 tablespoon hoisin sauce
1 tablespoon black peppercorns
2 cloves garlic
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
for stir-frying
1 x vegetable oil
for deep frying
½ teaspoon cayenne pepper


Dip chicken in egg, flour, and fry.

In bowl, mix water, soy, cornstarch, vinegar, hoisin, wine, sugar, chile paste, peppercorns, cayenne.

Heat tablespoon oil in wok and stirfry garlic and ginger.

In a few seconds, add peppers and bok choy.

Fry 1 min, add sauce and meat.

Stir until sauce thickens and coats.

Serve on rice.


* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 312g (11.0 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 57827% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 17g 27%
Saturated Fat 4g 22%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 198mg 66%
Sodium 907mg 38%
Total Carbohydrate 16g 16%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars g
Protein 111g
Vitamin A 6% Vitamin C 145%
Calcium 6% Iron 26%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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