General tso chicken recipe

This General Tso Chicken recipe is the best ever! If you are looking for a great family-friendly weeknight meal, this easy “fakeout” recipe is ready in under 30 minutes and doesn't require any deep frying!

- boneless skinless chicken breast - salt & pepper - garlic powder - avocado oil - brown sugar - soy sauce - hoisin sauce - rice vinegar - ginger - red chile puree - garlic - cornstarch - green onions - sesame seeds

Season your cubed chicken pieces.

Heat your avocado oil and begin to cook your chicken. You want it almost done, but not quite when we add the sauce. 

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Combine the ingredients for the General Tso Sauce.

Turn down the heat, add the sauce to the frying pan,  and give it a good stir. Then add your cornstarch slurry to thicken the sauce perfectly.

Want more spice? Add a teaspoon of red pepper flakes or just add in sriracha. This way, each person can increase the heat as needed. 

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Serve your General Tso over a bowl of white rice cooked in the instant pot like I do or feel free to make a batch of fried rice!

Give this recipe a try because:  Craving takeout but don't want to spend on it? Try this recipe! Picky eaters will love this meal.  There's no deep fried food in this version.

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