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General Tso's Chicken

Updated: Dec 10, 2023

General Tso's Chicken

Discover the secret to making delicious General Tso's Chicken at home! Learn the ingredients and steps to recreate this classic dish

General Tso Chicken


  • 2 cups raw chicken, large dice

  • ¼ cup soy sauce divided

  • ¼ cup cornstarch divided

  • 1-large egg

  • 3 Tablespoons vegetable oil

  • 2 Tablespoon minced ginger

  • 2 Tablespoon minced garlic

  • 1-cup chicken broth

  • 3-Tablespoon Hoisin sauce

  • 3 Tablespoons water

  • 1-Tablespoon sesame oil


  1. Cut the chicken into large dice and place in a large bowl.

  2. Add half the cornstarch, half of the soy sauce, and the egg, and mix well with a spoon or a gloved hand and then set aside

  3. Heat up the vegetable oil in a large skillet or a wok, add the aromatics, and sauté until fragrant.

  4. Add the chicken to the pan, and keep it separated so that the chicken doesn’t stick together, and cook until the chicken reaches an internal temperature of 165

  5. Add the chicken stock and the hoisin sauce. Heat and stir until bubbling, then turn the heat to simmer

  6. Add the remaining cornstarch with the 3 Tablespoons of water and make a slurry

  7. Add the slurry into the middle of the pan and stir in until the sauce thickens

  8. Simmer for 10 minutes

Serve with rice or noodles

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