Easy General Tso’s Chicken Recipe

Easy General Tso’s Chicken Recipe:- There is a good chance that you have seen General Tso’s Chicken on the menu of your neighbourhood Chinese takeout restaurant, even if you have never had it before. To put it another way, I wouldn’t be able to say that I’ve ever seen a Chinese menu that didn’t include this meal in some form or another.


Easy General Tso’s Chicken Recipe

Bowl of Easy General Tso's Chicken


The meal is frequently compared to sesame chicken or orange chicken due to its sauce, which is sticky, savoury, and sweet, and it also has a very small amount of spice. My experience with General Tso’s chicken dishes, on the other hand, has shown me that they are typically more flavorful and frequently contain a bit more heat than the other recipes. Not only is it a fan favourite, but there’s a good reason for that: it’s really mouthwatering!


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How to Serve General Tso’s Chicken

The majority of Chinese takeaway restaurants provide General Tso’s chicken with broccoli, but I find that the combination of ramen noodles and chicken is my favourite. The truth is that I enjoy eating any kind of noodle at any time, but you could replace the ramen with broccoli, another type of vegetable, or even a combination of the two varieties. Additionally, you might serve it on top of rice. This is one of those chicken recipes that taste well with a wide variety of different toppings and sides. A variety of vegetables that have been stir-fried would be a fantastic accompaniment to this dish, and it would be quite simple to prepare if you grabbed a bag from the produce department or one from the freezer section.



  • 2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 3 breasts)
  • 1/2 cup cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup hoisin sauce
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 2 heaping teaspoons minced garlic (3 to 4 cloves)
  • 3 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper (optional)
  • 3 (3-ounce) packets ramen noodles (seasoning discarded)
  • sliced green onions, sesame seeds, and more soy sauce (optional)



  • Cut the chicken into 1-inch pieces. Place the cornstarch in gallon zip-top bag. Add in the chicken, seal, and toss to coat.
  • In a medium bowl, stir together the hoisin, soy, brown sugar, garlic, rice vinegar, sesame oil, ground ginger, and red pepper flakes. Set aside.
  • Prepare the ramen noodles according to package directions (without using the seasoning packets). Drain and set aside.
  • Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Shake off excess cornstarch and add the chicken to the hot oil.
  • Cook the chicken pieces until they are browned on all sides and cooked through. Depending on the size of the pan, you may need to work in batches, being sure not to crowd the pan. Add additional oil if necessary. Remove the chicken from the skillet to a plate and set aside.
  • Bring to a boil, reduce to a simmer, and cook for about 5 minutes or until the sauce has thickened. Add additional crushed red pepper to your liking.
  • eturn the chicken to the pan and coat in the sauce. Add the cooked ramen and toss to coat. Add additional soy sauce if desired. Garnish with sesame seeds and sliced green onions if desired. Serve immediately.




Calories: 868kcal | Carbohydrates: 86g | Protein: 57g | Fat: 32g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 11g | Monounsaturated Fat: 10g | Trans Fat: 0.1g | Cholesterol: 146mg | Sodium: 2632mg | Potassium: 1053mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 24g | Vitamin A: 152IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 62mg | Iron: 4mg

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