General Tsao’s Chicken

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Yield: 1

Calories per serving: 826

Fat per serving: 17

General Tsao’s Chicken

A classic american take on Chinese. But making it at home produces a lighter tasting meal with more vegetables.

, September 20, 2011

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1/4 cup General Tsao Sauce
  • 1/2 lb Boneless Chicken
  • 1/3 green pepper (1/2 cup chopped)
  • 1/3 red pepper (1/2 cup chopped)
  • 1/2 large carrot (1/3 cup sliced)
  • 1/2 small onion (1/2 cup chopped)
  • 4 oz sliced water chestnuts
  • 1/2 cup rice
  • Pepper

Directions

  1. Cook rice according to directions.
  2. While rice is cooking, chop peppers and onions into 1” square pieces. Slice carrots into 1/4 inch thick slices on diagonal.
  3. Cube boneless chicken.
  4. Heat 1 tbsp oil, cook 1 lb cubed boneless chicken 5 minutes or until cooked through and slightly browned. Add pepper to taste.
  5. Remove chicken and set aside.
  6. Add 1 tbsp oil, stir fry peppers, carrots, onions. About 4 minutes until tender, add water chestnuts.
  7. Add chicken and 1/4 cup General Tsao Sauce.
  8. Cook until warmed through, 2-3 minutes
  9. Serve over rice.
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