General Tso’s Chicken
1 ½ cups vegetable broth, divided
2 tbls cornstarch
2 tbls sugar
2 tbls soy sauce
1 tbls apple cider vinegar
½ ground ginger
2 tsp minced garlic (2 cloves)
½ tsp cayenne (red) pepper
1 green pepper, thinly sliced
1 small onion, thinly sliced
8 oz skinless boneless chicken breast, cut into 1” cubes
1 cup cooked rice, hot
Mix ¾ cup broth, cornstarch, sugar, soy sauce, vinegar, ginger and cayenne pepper in small bowl. Set aside.
Put green pepper and onion in saute pan with ¼ cup vegetable broth. Cook on medium low heat until soft and onion is golden, about 1 hour. Add more vegetable broth as needed, ¼ cup at a time.
Turn heat up to medium. Add sauce and chicken to pan and heat until chicken is cooked through, 5 – 7 minutes. Serve over hot rice.
2 servings, 300 calories per serving