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The Best General Tso's Chicken

The Best General Tso's Chicken

Serves: 4 Save

Ingredients (35)

Marinade

  • 1 Egg White
  • 2 T Dark Soy Sauce
  • 2 T Shaoxing Rice Wine
  • or 2 T Dry Sherry
  • 2 T 80 Proof Vodka
  • ¼ tsp Baking Soda
  • 3 T Cornstarch
  • 1 lb Skinless Boneless Chicken Thighs

Dry Coating

  • ½ cup All Purpose Flour
  • ½ cup Cornstarch
  • ½ tsp Baking Powder
  • ½ tsp Kosher Salt

Sauce

  • 3 T Dark Soy Sauce
  • 2 T Shaoxing Rice Wine
  • or 2 T Dry Sherry
  • 2 T Seasoned Rice Vinegar
  • or 2 T Unseasoned Rice Vinegar
  • or 2 T White Distilled Vinegar
  • 3 T Low Sodium Chicken Stock
  • 4 T Sugar
  • 1 tsp Toasted Sesame Oil
  • 1 T Cornstarch
  • 2 tsp Peanut Oil
  • or 2 tsp Vegetable Oil
  • or 2 tsp Canola Oil
  • 2 tsp Minced Garlic
  • 1 1in Knob Fresh Ginger Root
  • 9 Scallions
  • 8 Dried Red Chinese Chiles
  • or 8 Dried Arbol Chiles
  • or ¼ tsp Red Pepper Flakes

To Finish

  • 1½ qrt Peanut Oil
  • or 1½ qrt Vegetable Oil
  • or 1½ qrt Canola Oil
  • 6 cup Cooked White Rice
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