General Tsao Chicken

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A healthy spin on a traditional favorite chicken and rice dish that's full of taste and flavor.
Servings Prep Time Cook Time
4 10 mins 15 mins

Ingredients

Directions

1. In a medium bowl, whisk together broth, cornstarch, sugar, soy sauce, vinegar and ginger; set aside.
2. Heat oil in a wok or large skillet over medium-high heat. Add scallions, garlic and pepper and cook 2 minutes. Add chicken and cook until browned all over, about 5 minutes.
3. Add reserved sauce and simmer until sauce thickens and chicken is cooked through, about 3 minutes.
4. Serve chicken and sauce over rice.
5. Yields about 1 cup of chicken and sauce and 1/2 cup of rice per serving.

Nutrition summary

There are 298 calories in 1 serving of General Tsao Chicken.
Calorie split: 12% fat, 46% carbs, 41% protein.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories
298
 
% Daily Values*
Total Fat
3.96g
5%
Saturated Fat
0.832g
4%
Trans Fat
0.028g
Polyunsaturated Fat
1.132g
Monounsaturated Fat
1.462g
Cholesterol
66mg
22%
Sodium
480mg
21%
Total Carbohydrate
33.45g
12%
Dietary Fiber
0.7g
3%
Sugars
6.81g
Protein
29.68g
Vitamin D
-
Calcium
34mg
3%
Iron
2.26mg
13%
Potassium
406mg
9%
Vitamin A
15mcg
2%
Vitamin C
3.6mg
4%
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
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