Do you love Chinese food? Me too! I am in love with Chinese food because of their unique flavor and aroma that is mouthwatering. Aside from their taste, Chinese foods are easy to cook, and their ingredients do not require much. If you are looking for a quick and delicious dinner recipe, then you have come to the right place! We have here a famous Chinese recipe that is great for any time of the day. Introducing General Tso’s Chinese Chicken. You’ll be surprised that most of the ingredients for this recipe may already found in your fridge and kitchen.
Maybe you are curious as to why this chicken dish is named after General Tso’s. Here is a little information about it. General Tso is Qing Dynasty general and statesman. According to the history, this dish has no connection to him at all. It was just named as Zongtang which means ancestral meeting hall. Zongtang is the same with General Tso’s family name though. It is found in Chinese as Zuo Ancestral Hall chicken when translated from Mandarin it becomes General Tso’s chicken. This dish is a sweet, slightly spicy, deep-fried chicken dish that is popularly served in American and Canadian Chinese restaurants.
Chicken breasts are the best part to use for this recipe because they have more meat. This recipe has cornstarch slurry. What is cornstarch slurry? It is a mixture of a cold liquid with cornstarch. It is used as a thickening agent commonly used in Asian dishes. Aside from the cornstarch slurry, this recipe has its own tasty sauce. It has a couple of ingredients that are commonly found in your kitchen. Make sure to follow carefully the measurements used in this recipe. If you look to add some vegetables to this dish, you can do so.
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