General Tso Chicken(Crispy Chicken in a Sweet and Sour Sauce)


by: Aarthi

Hai Friends Hope everyone had a great day...Today’s recipe is gonna be the easiest chicken dish...This is also called as Governor Tso's chicken in many areas..The key factor in this dish is the frying of the chicken..You should fry the chicken in low heat for first 5 mins then increase the heat to a high and fry it till the chicken is crispy and tender..Then toss the chicken in the sauce and serve immediately...Hope you all will give this a try and let me know what you think..


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serves: 3-4

Chicken-200 gm

Onion-1 chopped finely

-1 Ginger tblspn minced

Garlic-1 tblspn minced

Dry Red chilli-2

Spring onion for garnishing

Cornflour-3 tblspn

Salt to taste

For Sauce:

Soya Sauce-2 tblspn

Vinegar-1 tblspn

tsp Sugar-1

cup Water-1/4

Tomato Ketchup-2 tblspn

Cornflour Slurry-1 tblspn (1 tsp cornflour mixed with 1 tblspn of water)

Nutrition Facts
General Tso Chicken(Crispy Chicken in a Sweet and Sour Sauce)

Servings Per Recipe: 3

Amount per Serving

Calories: 199

  • Total Fat: 6.1 g
  •     Saturated Fat: 1.7 g
  •     Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Cholesterol: 57.3 mg
  • Sodium: 808.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 22 g
  •     Dietary Fiber: 2.4 g
  •     Sugars: 7.8 g
  • Protein: 15.1 g

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1.  Mix 3 tblspn of cornflour with the chicken and fry it in oil till crispy.

2.  Mix all ingrediants given in the sauce list together.

3.  Heat oil in a kadai..Add in ginger,garlic,red chilli,onion and fry for 1 min.

4.  Pour in the sauce and cook till the sauce thickens up.

5.  Season with salt to taste.Add in the fried chicken pieces and toss well.

6.  Sprinkle some spring onion and mix well.

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