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Clinton Kelly's General Tso's Chicken

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It's a takeout fake out!
skill level
Easy
time
30-60min
servings
4
cost
$
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Recreate this popular Chinese takeout dish at home!
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ingredients
  • For Sauce:
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup cold water
  • 4 garlic cloves (sliced)
  • 2 teaspoon fresh ginger (grated)
  • 3 tablespoon honey
  • 2 tablespoon low sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 pound broccoli (blanched)
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  • For Chicken:
  • 3 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 pound boneless (skinless chicken breasts cut into 1 inch pieces)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoon vegetable oil
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  • For Side:
  • 1 1/2 cups white rice
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  • For Garnish:
  • 4 scallions (thinly sliced greens only)
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds
kitchenware
step-by-step directions We've Made Cooking As Easy As 1-2-3! printer friendly version 
  • 1
    1 1/2 cups white rice
    1 pound broccoli (blanched)
    Prepare rice as per instructions on the package and blanch broccoli.
  • 2
    1 tablespoon cornstarch
    1/2 cup cold water
    4 garlic cloves (sliced)
    2 teaspoon fresh ginger (grated)
    3 tablespoon honey
    2 tablespoon low sodium soy sauce
    1 tablespoon red pepper flakes
    Begin sauce in large bowl, mix together 1 tablespoon cornstarch and 1/2 cup cold water until smooth. Add garlic, ginger, honey, soy sauce, and red pepper flakes. Set aside.
  • 3
    3 tablespoon cornstarch
    1/2 teaspoon salt
    1/4 teaspoon pepper
    1 pound boneless (skinless chicken breasts cut into 1 inch pieces)
    In a separate bowl, mix cornstarch, salt and pepper together until combined. Add chicken and already blanched broccoli and toss until coated. 
  • 4
    2 tablespoon vegetable oil
    Heat a large nonstick skillet with vegetable oil. Shake excess coating off the chicken and cook in batches until golden, 4-6 minutes. 
  • 5
       
    Add the sauce mixture and cook until the sauce has thickened. 
  • 6
    4 scallions (thinly sliced greens only)
    1 teaspoon sesame seeds
    Plate with rice. Add scallions and sesame seeds for garnish.
 
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