This Baked General Tso’s Chicken recipe is an easy and healthy way to enjoy this Asian inspired favorite. 

Baked General Tso's chicken

So much better than take out.
Baking the chicken instead of frying it.
Cutting out all the refined sugar in the sauce.
Adding in whatever veggies you like.
And still tastes amazing!

All of these reason make this baked general tso’s chicken amazing. the sauce is sweet and sticky with the right amount of spice. This recipe is one of our go to for weekly meal prep or a great fast weeknight meal.

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general tso's chicken

Baked General Tso’s Chicken

Ingredients

Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 450F, line a baking sheet with parchment paper
  2. In three separate bowl. pour flour in one, cornflake crumbs in another, and egg whites and the egg lightly whisked in another bowl.
  3. Toss chicken breast cubes in the flour and coat well. Next dip the floured chicken into the egg mixture then roll them in the cornflake crumbs until well coated.
  4. Place on baking sheet in a single layer and bake for 12 minutes or until cooked though.
  5. In a saucepan over medium heat whisk together the chicken broth, hosin sauce, rice vinegar, coconut sugar, soy sauce and sriracha sauce.
  6. add ginger and 1/2 the garlic and mix well. bring to a boil.
  7. When the sauce mixture boils mix the cornstarch with 2 tbsps of water and mix well. pour in to sauce mixture and stir well while sauce thickens. remove from heat immediately.
  8. In a large pan or wok, heat 1 tbsp of olive oil with the rest of the garlic. Add in the chopped bell peppers and cook while stirring until the begin to soften about 5-8 minutes.
  9. Add cooked chicken to wok and stir, then finally add the sauce and stir until all the chicken is tossed in the sauce.
  10. Serve immediately over some steamed rice, or divide in to reusable dishes for a great weekly meal prep.

Nutritional Info – per serving – Calories: 296, Fat: 6g, Protein: 29g, Carbs: 32g, Fibre: 1g, Sugar: 12g
WW Smartpoints: 8, WW Points plus: 7, 21 day fix: 1 yellow, 1 red, 1/2 green,
* nutritional info provided by Spoonacular.com*

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General Tso's chicken
Baked General Tso's Chicken
Print Recipe
Servings Prep Time
6 servings 10 minutes
Cook Time
15 minutes
Servings Prep Time
6 servings 10 minutes
Cook Time
15 minutes
General Tso's chicken
Baked General Tso's Chicken
Print Recipe
Servings Prep Time
6 servings 10 minutes
Cook Time
15 minutes
Servings Prep Time
6 servings 10 minutes
Cook Time
15 minutes
Ingredients
Servings: servings
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 450F, line a baking sheet with parchment paper
  2. In three separate bowl. pour flour in one, cornflake crumbs in another, and egg whites and the egg lightly whisked in another bowl.
  3. Toss chicken breast cubes in the flour and coat well. Next dip the floured chicken into the egg mixture then roll them in the cornflake crumbs until well coated.
  4. Place on baking sheet in a single layer and bake for 12 minutes or until cooked though.
  5. In a saucepan over medium heat whisk together the chicken broth, hosin sauce, rice vinegar, coconut sugar, soy sauce and sriracha sauce.
  6. add ginger and 1/2 the garlic and mix well. bring to a boil.
  7. When the sauce mixture boils mix the cornstarch with 2 tbsps of water and mix well. pour in to sauce mixture and stir well while sauce thickens. remove from heat immediately.
  8. In a large pan or wok, heat 1 tbsp of olive oil with the rest of the garlic. Add in the chopped bell peppers and cook while stirring until the begin to soften about 5-8 minutes.
  9. Add cooked chicken to wok and stir, then finally add the sauce and stir until all the chicken is tossed in the sauce. Sprinkle with Green onions and sesame seeds
  10. Serve immediately over some steamed rice, or divide in to reusable dishes for a great weekly meal prep.
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