General Tso's Chicken Recipe

Ingredients
<br>- 4 cups peanut oil for frying
<br>- 2  eggs
<br>- 1 teaspoon sesame oil
<br>- ½ cup cornstarch
<br>- 1 pound skinless, boneless chicken thighs, cut into bite-sized pieces
<br>- 1 ½ tablespoons rice vinegar
<br>- 2 tablespoons rice wine
<br>- 3 tablespoons white sugar
<br>- 3 tablespoons soy sauce
<br>- 1 teaspoon sesame oil
<br>- 1 tablespoon banana ketchup
<br>- 2 tablespoons peanut oil
<br>- 6  dried whole red chilies
<br>- ½ cup diced onion
<br>- 1 tablespoon minced garlic
<br>- 1 tablespoon orange zest
<br>- 2 tablespoons minced green onions
<br>- 1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds
<br><p></p>Directions
<br>step 1: Heat 4 cups of peanut oil in a deep-fryer or large saucepan to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
<br>step 2: Beat the eggs in a mixing bowl; whisk in 1 teaspoon of sesame oil and the cornstarch. Mix in the chicken until all the pieces are coated with batter. Drop into the hot oil a piece at a time; cook until the chicken is golden brown on the outside and no longer pink on the inside, about 4 minutes. Drain on a paper towel-lined plate.
<br>step 3: Stir together the vinegar, wine, sugar, soy sauce, 1 teaspoon sesame oil, and the banana ketchup in a small bowl until smooth; set aside. Heat 2 tablespoons peanut oil in a wok or large skillet over high heat. Stir in the dried chile peppers and cook for a few seconds until the peppers brighten. Stir in the onion, garlic, and orange zest. Cook and stir until the onion is beginning to brown. Stir in the sauce; bring to a boil before adding the fried chicken. Reduce the heat to medium and stir until the chicken pieces are well coated with the sauce, a few minutes longer. Serve sprinkled with green onions and toasted sesame seeds.
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Ingredients
- 4 cups peanut oil for frying
- 2 eggs
- 1 teaspoon sesame oil
- ½ cup cornstarch
- 1 pound skinless, boneless chicken thighs, cut into bite-sized pieces
- 1 ½ tablespoons rice vinegar
- 2 tablespoons rice wine
- 3 tablespoons white sugar
- 3 tablespoons soy sauce
- 1 teaspoon sesame oil
- 1 tablespoon banana ketchup
- 2 tablespoons peanut oil
- 6 dried whole red chilies
- ½ cup diced onion
- 1 tablespoon minced garlic
- 1 tablespoon orange zest
- 2 tablespoons minced green onions
- 1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds

Directions
step 1: Heat 4 cups of peanut oil in a deep-fryer or large saucepan to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
step 2: Beat the eggs in a mixing bowl; whisk in 1 teaspoon of sesame oil and the cornstarch. Mix in the chicken until all the pieces are coated with batter. Drop into the hot oil a piece at a time; cook until the chicken is golden brown on the outside and no longer pink on the inside, about 4 minutes. Drain on a paper towel-lined plate.
step 3: Stir together the vinegar, wine, sugar, soy sauce, 1 teaspoon sesame oil, and the banana ketchup in a small bowl until smooth; set aside. Heat 2 tablespoons peanut oil in a wok or large skillet over high heat. Stir in the dried chile peppers and cook for a few seconds until the peppers brighten. Stir in the onion, garlic, and orange zest. Cook and stir until the onion is beginning to brown. Stir in the sauce; bring to a boil before adding the fried chicken. Reduce the heat to medium and stir until the chicken pieces are well coated with the sauce, a few minutes longer. Serve sprinkled with green onions and toasted sesame seeds.

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