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Chinese Fried Chicken In Sweet And Sour Sauce

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This lip-smacking General Tso chicken recipe is going to be an instant hit at your party. Whip up a delectable spread that would be ready in minutes.
  Boneless chicken/Chicken breast diced 1 Pound
  Egg 1
  Flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cooking oil 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Spring onions 2
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm), minced
  Ginger 1 , cut into juliennes
  Chicken stock 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sugar 2 Tablespoon
  White vinegar 2 Tablespoon
  Hoisin sauce 1 Tablespoon
  Sesame oil 1 Tablespoon
  Cornstarch 1 Teaspoon
  Dark soy 1 Tablespoon

Add all ingredients for the sauce in a bowl . Mix till sugar dissolves. Keep aside.

Take a bowl . Add the chicken . Break the egg into it and mix. Roll the chicken in flour. Take a wok and add to it 3 cups of cooking oil. Set heat at med-high. When the oil is at 375-400 degrees, deep fry the chicken pieces till it turns golden brown. Take out and drain the excess oil.

Take another wok. Keep on high heat. Add 2 tbsp of cooking oil. Add to this the chopped spring onions, ginger and garlic. Stir for a minute. Add the sauce and stir till bubbles appear (starts to boil). Add the deep fried chicken pieces. Mix till the chicken is well-coated with the sauce. Add sesame oil if desired (gives an added flavor). Serve this delicious chicken with steamed rice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
This dish was created during the letter part of the Chan Dynasty by the chef of a scholarly Hunanese general,...Tso Tsung Tang!!
This Chinese Fried Chicken in Sweet and Sour Sauce is an excellent recipe and is surely worth trying out. Here the chef has presented the recipe in such a simple manner that it can be easily prepared at home. The chicken pieces are deep fried, then simmered in a sauce flavored with sugar, vinegar and chinese sauces. Definitely this recipe is worth trying out!

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 4079 Calories from Fat 3576

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 405 g623%

Saturated Fat 60 g300.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 286.9 mg95.6%

Sodium 908.1 mg37.8%

Total Carbohydrates 78 g26.1%

Dietary Fiber 2.9 g11.7%

Sugars 19.2 g

Protein 48 g95.5%

Vitamin A 5.5% Vitamin C 10.6%

Calcium 5.4% Iron 33.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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