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GENERAL TSO CHICKEN AND FRIED RICE

GENERAL TSO CHICKEN AND FRIED RICE
GENERAL TSO CHICKEN AND FRIED RICE

Ingredients

Ingredients for the General Tso
1 lb of chicken breast
2 eggs whisked
2 cups of flour
Salt and pepper for taste
Asian seasoning for taste I used Simply Asia Szechwan seasoning
2 tbs of vegetable oil
1/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup of unsweetened pineapple juice
2 garlic cloves
1/4 tsp of fresh ginger
1 tbsp cornstarch mixed with 3 tbsp of water
1/4 cup of white distilled vinegar
1 tsp of cayenne pepper
4 green onions sliced
1/4 cup of light soy sauce (if using regular soy sauce then use 1/8 cup of soy sauce and 1/8 cup of chicken broth).
1 tbsp of crushed red peppers or more your preference
Ingredients for Fried Rice
4 green onions sliced thin
3 Tbsp of soy sauce or more to taste
2 tsp of fish sauce optional
1/2 tsp of toasted sesame oil
Asian seasoning for taste I used Simply Asia Szechwan seasoning
Salt for taste
Pepper for taste
3 garlic cloves minced
4 tbsp of butter divided
2 medium carrots diced
3 eggs whisked
1/2 cup of peas optional
1 small white onion diced
4 cups of cooked chilled rice

Instructions

Instructions for General Tso
Set oven to 250
Season chicken with salt pepper and Asian seasoning
Dredge chicken in egg then dredge in flour and fry in oil over medium heat (in a wok or a skillet) until golden brown and crispy. Drain
Sprinkle cayenne pepper all over the chicken and place it into a warm oven. Add sugar, soy sauce, pineapple juice, vinegar, garlic, crushed red peppers, and ginger to a saucepan and heat gently, stirring until sauce is smooth and sugar has dissolved.
Add cornstarch slowly stirring constantly until sauce has thickened to your liking
Remove chicken from oven and pour the sauce in the wok or skillet and stir to coat chicken. Stir in green onion and hot red pepper flakes (optional).

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