Tuesday, January 18, 2011
General Tso's Chicken
1-2lbs Boneless Chicken Breast cut into 2 inch chunks
2 tsp Cayenne pepper
salt/pepper - to taste
1 Cup Flour
1/4 Cup Cornstarch
Zest of 1 Orange
1 Cup Orange Juice
1/3 Cup Dark Brown Sugar
4 Tbsp Butter
1 Tbsp Worcestershire Sauce
2 tsp Crushed Red Pepper Flakes
1.In a large bowl, whisk together eggs, cayenne, salt and black pepper to taste.
2.In a plastic bag, shake together salt, pepper, flour and cornstarch.
6.Carefully place chicken in hot oil and fry until golden and crispy, 5 to 8 minutes each side.
7.While chicken is cooking, prepare sauce. In a large pan combine orange zest, orange juice, brown sugar, butter, hot pepper flakes and Worcestershire sauce. Stir, bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer until thickened, 5 to 8 minutes.