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Chinese Fried Chicken In Sweet And Sour Sauce

Ltkman's picture
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.
Ingredients
  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
Directions

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: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Chinese
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
2
Story
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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shantihhh's picture
I love the taste of General Tso's Chicken! It is also wonderful served with wok stirfried or steamed brocolli. You made it look so easy Shanti/Mary-Anne