General Tso's Baked Chicken

3-4
Servings
15m
Prep Time
35m
Cook Time
50m
Ready In

Recipe: #38878

June 05, 2022



"This is out of the Jan/Feb 2020 Food Network magazine..."

Original recipe yields 3-4 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (405.9 g)
  • Calories 911.5
  • Total Fat - 53.9 g
  • Saturated Fat - 15.6 g
  • Cholesterol - 296.3 mg
  • Sodium - 1314.9 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 47.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 0.2 g
  • Sugars - 14.6 g
  • Protein - 57.2 g
  • Calcium - 107.3 mg
  • Iron - 3.8 mg
  • Vitamin C - 1.4 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.5 mg

Step 1

Preheat oven to 475°F.

Step 2

Toss chicken thigh cubes with salt and pepper in large bowl (clean the bowl for tossing with sauce). Put thighs on oiled rimmed baking sheet and spread in a single layer. Roast in oven at 475°F turning once during cooking until crisp and golden brown, about 35-40 minutes.

Step 3

Meanwhile whisk rice vinegar, water, soy sauce, granulated sugar, dark brown sugar, ketchup, and sesame oil, set aside.

Step 4

Saute' dried arbol chiles, chopped ginger, and chopped garlic in vegetable oil in a saucepan over medium-high heat, 1 to 2 minutes. Add the vinegar mixture and bring to a boil. Mix cornstarch with water, add to saucepan and simmer until thickened. 20 to 30 seconds. Toss with the chicken thigh cubes in the cleaned large bowl. Top with sliced green onion. Serve with a side of rice.

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