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    General Tso's Chicken

    List of Ingredients

    1/2 cup cornstarch
    1/4 cup water
    1 1/2 tsp minced garlic
    1 1/2 tsp minced ginger root
    3/4 cup sugar
    1/2 cup soy sauce
    1/4 cup white vinegar
    1/4 cup cooking wine
    1+1/2 cup hot chicken broth
    1 tsp monosodium glutamate (optional)

    3 lbs deboned dark chicken meat, cut into large chunks
    1/4 cup soy sauce
    1 tsp white pepper
    1 egg
    1 cup cornstarch
    Vegetable oil for deep-frying
    2 cups sliced green onions
    16 small dried hot peppers

    Mix 1/2 cup cornstarch with water. Add garlic, ginger, sugar, 1/2
    cup soy sauce, vinegar, wine, chicken broth and MSG (if desired).
    Stir until sugar dissolves. Refrigerate until needed.

    In separate bowl, mix chicken, 1/4 cup soy sauce and white pepper.
    Stir in egg. Add 1 cup cornstarch and mix until chicken pieces
    are coated evenly. Add cup of vegetable oil to help separate
    chicken pieces. Divide chicken into small quantities and deep-fry
    at 350 degrees until crispy. Drain on paper towels.

    Place a small amount of oil in wok and heat until wok is hot. Add
    onions and peppers and stir-fry briefly. Stir sauce and add to
    wok. Place chicken in sauce and cook until sauce thickens.





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