General Tso's Chicken (Tso Chung Gai)

Make and share this General Tso's Chicken (Tso Chung Gai) recipe from Worth the effort, though not as easy as a 20-min prep recipe may seem. Set your kitchen up like a kitchen show, with all the ingredients ready beforehand and you'll be ready to wok and roll! Doubel the sauce recipe and you'll be evn happier.What a fantastic recipe, this was so good my husband will not take me out to a Chinese restaurant anymore!!!! We had this in restaurants but I thought this was better. With many Chinese dishes I don't achieve that restaurant taste I did with this one!! Worth the effort, thank you so much for posting this.We LOVED this dish. It is just as good as the General's Chicken we get from our favorite local Chinese restaurant. Yum! Yum! : ) mmm29

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  • Prep
    20 mins
  • Cook
    10 mins
  • Serve in
    30 mins


  •   1 large egg, beaten
  •   1⁄4 teaspoon salt
  •   1 pinch black pepper
  •   2 tablespoons cornstarch
  •   1 lb boneless skinless chicken thighs, cut into 1 inch cubes
  •   2 1⁄2 tablespoons dark soy sauce
  •   1 teaspoon minced garlic
  •   1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger
  •   2 tablespoons hoisin sauce
  •   3 teaspoons sugar
  •   3 teaspoons chinese rice wine vinegar
  •   1 1⁄2 teaspoons dry sherry
  •   peanut oil
  •   cornstarch, for dusting
  •   8 small dried hot chili peppers
  •   1⁄4 cup finely sliced green onion
  •   4 cups broccoli florets, steamed


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