General tso's chicken from siam restaurant

Yield: 1 Servings

Measure Ingredient
½ cup Cornstarch
¼ cup Water
1½ teaspoon Garlic; minced
1½ teaspoon Ginger root; minced
¾ cup Sugar
½ cup Soy sauce
¼ cup White vinegar
¼ cup Cooking wine
1½ cup Hot chicken broth
1 teaspoon Monosodium glutamate
3 pounds Dark deboned chicken; cut into large chunks
¼ cup Soy sauce
1 teaspoon White pepper
1 Egg
1 cup Cornstarch
Vegetable oil for deep-frying
2 cups Green onion; sliced
16 smalls Dried hot peppers



To make sauce, mix ½ c cornstarch and the water together. Add garlic, gingerroot, sugar, soy sauce, vinegar and wine. Add broth and monosodium glutamate (if desired) and stir until sugar dissolves. Refrigerate until needed.

In separate bowl, mix chicken, soy sauce and white pepper. Stir in egg. Add cup of cornstarch and mix until chicken is coated evenly. Add cup of vegetable oil to separate chicken pieces. Divide chicken into small quantities and deep-fry at 350 degrees until crispy. Drain on paper towels.

Place a small amount of oil into a wok and heat until wok is hot. Add onions and peppers and stir-fry briefly. Stir sauce and add to wok. Place chicken in sauce and cook until sauce thickens, add cornstarch or water as needed.

Found on the internet, posted by "Folkdesign", Jan. 95. MC_Busted by B.


Recipe by: Siam Oriental Restaurant, Columbus, Ohio Posted to MC-Recipe Digest V1 #796 by Badams <adamsfmle@...> on Sep 21, 1997

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