The most requested Chinese take out menu option is General Tso's chicken in America. A breaded chicken recipe that is sweet with a thick sauce, this recipe is easy to make and the whole family will love it.
Add the cornstarch, egg, salt, and pepper and stir to coat the chicken.
Add an inch of oil to a frying pan and warm it over medium high heat.
In batches, fry chicken until the outside is golden and crunchy. Remove from heat and place the chicken on a wire rack (with paper towels underneath) so that it stays crisp.
In a large bowl, whisk together sauce ingredients.
Add chicken and mixed sauce ingredients to a large wok.
Cook for 5 minutes over medium high heat, or until chicken cooks through.
In a small bowl, combine the cornstarch and water. Mix to make a slurry.
Add the cornstarch slurry in when chicken has cooked. Allow to cook another minute so the sauce thickens.
Serve over rice.
The calories shown are based on the recipe serving 6 (not including any rice). Since different brands of ingredients have different nutritional information, the calories shown are just an estimate. **We are not dietitians and recommend you seek a nutritionist for exact nutritional information.**