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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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Food Group Avg Member Opinion 
Chicken and Poultry Products
Favorable
Grains, Pasta and Rice
Moderation
Sweets
Moderation
Oils
OK
Legumes and Legume Products
Moderation
Vegetables and Vegetable Products
Moderation
Soup
Moderation
Spices and Herbs
Moderation
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Great recipe! I also used a sugar substitute.
19 Jul 11 by member: snowday8
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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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