General Tso Chicken

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Serves:

5 Servings

Level:

Intermediate

About the Recipe

Ingredients

The Chicken:

2 lbs. La Nova Popcorn Chicken

The Sauce:

  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch

  • 1/2 cup water

  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder

  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger

  • 1 cup sugar

  • 1/2 cup soy sauce

  • 1/4 cup white vinegar

  • 1/4 cup white cooking wine

  • 1 1/2 cups hot chicken broth

  • Oil for deep frying

  • 2 cups sliced green onions

  • 16 small, dried hot peppers

Preparation

Mix cornstarch with water.

Add garlic, ginger, sugar, 1/2 cup soy sauce, vinegar, wine and chicken broth. Stir until sugar dissolves.

Refrigerate until needed.


Fry 2 1/5 lbs. La Nova Popcorn Chicken, Drain on paper towels.


Place a small amount of oil in wok or large skillet and heat until hot.


Add green onions and hot peppers and stir-fry briefly. Stir sauce and add to skillet.


Place chicken in sauce and cook until sauce thickens. Makes six to eight servings.