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General Tso’s Chicken Recipe (with Video)

Soy, Grain, Asian

Discover our General Tso’s Chicken Recipe, a International recipe perfect as a main course recipe. Download the Flavrs app for 1000+ free food videos and recipes!

Serving size

Prep 30min | Cook 15min


- 1 lb Chicken thighs, boneless, cut into bite sizes
- 1 tbsp Shaoxing wine
- 1 tbsp Light soy sauce
- 0.25 tsp white pepper powder
- 1 Egg
- 2 tbsp Cornstarch
- 2 tbsp Ap flour
- 6 cups Vegetable oil, for frying
Seasoning Sauce
- 0.25 c unsalted chicken broth
- 1 tbsp Light soy sauce
- 1 tbsp Oyster sauce
- 2 tbsp White vinegar
- 2 tbsp Shaoxing wine
- 1 tsp Cayenne pepper
- 0.25 c Sugar
- 1 tbsp Cornstarch
Stir-fry Ingredients
- 1 tbsp Oil
- 1 tbsp Garlic, finely minced
- 1 tbsp Ginger, finely minced
- 8 dried chilis
- White sesame seeds
- Scallions
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Marinating the Chicken
1. Marinate the chicken in a mixing bowl for 30 minutes.
2. Then add the batter of ¼ cup of combined cornstarch and flour.
3. Mix until the chicken is well combined with the batter.
Preparing the Seasoning Sauce
1. Prepare the seasoning sauce by combining all the ingredients listed in a bowl.
Frying the Chicken
1. Heat oil to 350 F and carefully add the chicken.
2. Fry for 3 minutes or until they turn slightly golden brown.
3. Transfer out and increase the oil temperature to 375 F.
4. Add the chicken back in and fry for another 1 minute or until they turn golden brown.
Preparing the Sauce and Finalizing the Dish
1. In a wok over medium-low heat, add oil along with ginger, garlic, and dried chilis.
2. Stir for 1 minute then add the seasoning sauce.
3. Continue stirring until the sauce thickens.
4. Turn the heat down low and immediately add the chicken and mix until every piece of chicken is coated with the sauce.
5. Serve with rice and garnish with white sesame seeds and scallions.

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