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    General Tao Chicken

    Source of Recipe


    List of Ingredients

    • 1 lb. chicken breats, cut into small cubes
    • 2 tbps. cornstarch
    • 1 beaten egg
    • 3 tbsp. flour
    • 1/2 tsp. baking powder
    • 1/2 tsp. salt
    • 1/4 cup vegetableoil
    • SAUCE
    • 2 tsp. sesame oil (2 tsp. toasted sesame seeds, works)
    • 1 tbps. grated ginger
    • 1/4 cup diagonally sliced shallots
    • 1/4 cup water
    • 1/4 cup white vinegar
    • 1/4 cup sugar
    • 1 tbps. cornstarch
    • 1 tbps. soya sauce
    • 2 tbps. oyster sauce (optional)
    • 2 tbps. ketchup


    1. Coat chicken cubes with cornstarch

    2. Combine egg, flour, baking powder and salt in a bowl. Add chicken and stir to coat well

    3. Heat oil over high heat in a large non-stick skillet. Add chicken and cook for ten minutes, stirring often until golden brown

    4. Transfer chicken to a plate

    5. Add sesame oil, ginger and green onions to the skillet and cook over medium-high heat for three minutes

    6. Add water, vinegar and sugar. Simer until the sugar is completely dissolved

    7. In the meantime dissolve cornstarch in soya sauce, add soya sauce mixture, oyster sauce and ketchup to skillet

    8. Allow to simmer for two minutes or until sauce thickened

    9. Return chicken to the skillet and stir to reheat chicken

    Final Comments

    Garnish with sliced shallots




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