General tso's chicken (not fried)

Yield: 2 servings

Measure Ingredient
2 tablespoons Dry sherry
1 tablespoon Dark soy sauce *
1 pounds Boneless, skinless chicken
2 tablespoons Water OR Chicken broth
1 tablespoon Rice vinegar
1 tablespoon Regular soy sauce
2 tablespoons Peanut oil
8 \N Whole dried chile peppers
2 teaspoons Minced garlic
⅛ teaspoon Powdered ginger
1 teaspoon Cornstarch - dissolved in
2 tablespoons Cornstarch
\N \N Cut into 1 inch pieces
2 tablespoons Dark soy sauce
1 teaspoon Sesame oil
2 teaspoons Sugar
3 \N Green onion, cut into 1 inch
\N \N Pieces
¼ teaspoon Crushed red pepper
¾ cup Roasted unsalted peanuts
2 teaspoons Water






Combine the marinade ingredients in a medium bowl. Add the chicken and stir to coat. Let stand for 30 mins. Combine the sauce ingredients in a small bowl.

Heat a wok over high heat until hot. Add the oil and the chiles and stir fry until the chiles darken to a deep red, about 10 seconds. Add the chicken and stir fry for 2 minutes. Add the garlic, ginger, green onion and crushed red pepper, stir fry for 1 minute. Add the sauce and peanuts and cook, stirring for 1 minute. Add the cornstarch solution and cook, stirring until the sauce and the chicken is nicely glazed.

*Dark Soy sauce found at Oriental Markets Adapted from The Well Seasoned Wok Typed by Dale and Gail Shipp From: Joan Mershon Date: 09-22-94

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