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Saturday, November 14, 2015

General Tso's Chicken

Preparation Time: 10 minutes 
Cook Time: 15 minutes 
Serves: 3-4


To marinate:
Chicken: 500 gms
Egg : 1 
Corn starch/flour : 1/4 cup 
Black pepper grounded:1/2 tsp 
Baking Soda : 1 tsp 
Salt to taste 

For Sauce:
Red chili paste : 1.5 tbsp
Soy sauce: 1 tbsp 
Rice vinegar: 2 tbsp 
Corn starch/flour: 1 tsp 
Chicken or Vegetable stock: 1/4 cup (you can use water if you don't have stock).

Oil : 1 tsp
Red hot oil : 3 tbsp 
Dry red chilies: 6-7
Garlic: 4 cloves minced.

Take all the ingredients under marinate and rest it for 10-15 minutes.
Heat oil for deep frying and fry the chicken in 2-3 batches until the chicken is golden brown.
Heat oil and hot oil in a pan, add red chilies and sauté for 30 seconds. Add garlic and sauté for 10 seconds. Add the sauce and mix well. Cook for 1 minute and add the fried chicken, toss well and turn off the heat.
Serve hot with white or brown rice.

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