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Yields:
4 servings
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Meal Type:
Main Dishes
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General Tsao Chicken

A healthy spin on a traditional favorite chicken and rice dish that's full of taste and flavor.

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.
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Can I Have These Foods

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Food Group Avg Member Opinion 
Chicken and Poultry Products
OK*
Grains, Pasta and Rice
Moderation*
Sweets
Unfavorable*
Oils
Unfavorable*
Legumes and Legume Products
OK*
Vegetables and Vegetable Products
Favorable*
Soup
Moderation*
Spices and Herbs
Moderation*
food groups ordered by calorie contribution to recipe.

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Awesome!! Used Hot sauce to spice it up!
07 Feb 11 by member: jessweav
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Nutrition summary:

There are 298 calories in 1 serving of General Tsao Chicken.
Calorie break-down: 12% fat, 46% carbs, 42% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 serving
 
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 36
Calories 298
 
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 3.96g 6%
  Saturated Fat 0.832g 4%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 1.132g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 1.462g  
Cholesterol 66mg 22%
Sodium 480mg 20%
Potassium 406mg  
Total Carbohydrate 33.45g 11%
  Dietary Fiber 0.7g 3%
  Sugars 6.81g  
Protein 29.68g  
 
Vitamin A 4% Vitamin C 6%
Calcium 3% Iron 12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Nutrition Values are based on USDA Nutrient Database SR18
15%
of RDI*
(298 calories)
15% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
 
Carbohydrate (46%)
 
Fat (12%)
 
Protein (42%)
Carbohydrates, 33.45g (46%) Fat, 3.96g (12%) Protein, 29.68g (42%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories


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