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from Ohio, USA This recipe is from Siam Oriental Restaurant, which is the consensus choice among my co-workers for the best General Tso's Chicken in Central Ohio: Sauce: 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) Meat: 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 1) 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. 2) 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. 3) 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.

General Tso Chicken


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(posted January 21, 2003)

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Ohio, USA

This recipe is from Siam Oriental Restaurant, which is the consensus choice among my co-workers for the best General Tso's
Chicken in Central Ohio:

Sauce:
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)

Meat:
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

1) 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.

2) 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.

3) 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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from Leominster, MA, United States wrote:0  0

This is the best recipe I have ever had in my life and anyone I have made it for has loved it.
5 starsMarch 25, 2005


from benton, pa, United States wrote:0  0

nice recipe..
so many different recipes and ways to make gen tso chicken...i do prefer the way i have had it on the sweeter pineapple side.
This recipe was easy to make and enjoy
thank you
ciao
3 starsJuly 5, 2003


 
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