This Baked General Tso’s Chicken recipe is an easy and healthy way to enjoy this Asian inspired favorite.
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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Baked General Tso’s Chicken
- 1 1/2 pounds Chicken Breast Boneless skinless, cut in cubes
- 1/2 cup Flour
- 1 Egg
- 2 Egg whites
- 1 1/2 cups Crushed Cornflakes
- 1 1/2 cups Chicken Broth
- 1/3 cup Hosin sauce
- 3 tbsp Rice Vinegar
- 3 tbsp Low Sodium Soy Sauce
- 1/4 cup Coconut Sugar
- 1 1/2 tbsp cornstarch
- 1/2 tsp Ginger
- 4 cloves garlic minced
- 1 tsp sriracha sauce more if you like the heat.
- 1/2 tsp Red Pepper Flakes
- 2 Bell Peppers large diced
- Green onions sliced (optional)
- Sesame Seeds (optional)
Preheat oven to 450F, line a baking sheet with parchment paper
In three separate bowl. pour flour in one, cornflake crumbs in another, and egg whites and the egg lightly whisked in another bowl.
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.
Place on baking sheet in a single layer and bake for 12 minutes or until cooked though.
In a saucepan over medium heat whisk together the chicken broth, hosin sauce, rice vinegar, coconut sugar, soy sauce and sriracha sauce.
add ginger and 1/2 the garlic and mix well. bring to a boil.
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.
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.
Add cooked chicken to wok and stir, then finally add the sauce and stir until all the chicken is tossed in the sauce.
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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