Slow Cooker General Tso's Chicken Recipe | Yummly

Slow Cooker General Tso's Chicken

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Donna Gledhill: "AWESOME!! We decreased the sugar so that it was a…" Read More
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3Hours
340Calories
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Ingredients

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  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts (cut into one inch cubes)
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup hoisin sauce
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 3 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 3 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper (more or less to liking)
  • green onions
  • sesame seeds
  • red pepper flakes
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    NutritionView More

    340Calories
    Sodium41% DV990mg
    Fat15% DV10g
    Protein47% DV24g
    Carbs13% DV39g
    Fiber12% DV3g
    Calories340Calories from Fat90
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat10g15%
    Saturated Fat2g10%
    Trans Fat0g
    Cholesterol70mg23%
    Sodium990mg41%
    Potassium590mg17%
    Protein24g47%
    Calories from Fat90
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate39g13%
    Dietary Fiber3g12%
    Sugars24g48%
    Vitamin A40%
    Vitamin C10%
    Calcium8%
    Iron8%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

    Reviews(196)

    Donna Gledhill 3 days ago
    AWESOME!! We decreased the sugar so that it was a scant 1/3c. Used low-sodium soya sauce as well. The best part, though, was having chopped raw ginger. 1 Tbsp raw = 1/4 pad. The additional fresh kick gave this a real bite!!! SO MUCH SAUCE! A definite redo!! I don’t think we will ever buy pre-made sauce again!
    Clawson 7 days ago
    Great! Taste was awesome, with just a bit of spice.
    Kimberly Baker 8 days ago
    Simple and delicious! My daughter loves it..
    Ashley Reel 9 days ago
    Delicious but nothing amazing
    Charmian Power 12 days ago
    Delicious! Super easy, I cooked in casserole with lid in oven on low heat but did brown chicken first. Was a family success 🤩
    Samantha 14 days ago
    Delicious! 3 stars because I would alter the recipe and use chicken thighs instead.
    Isaura Hernandez 17 days ago
    whole family loved it! Will defiantly make again, I think I will cut up the chicken a little more in the slow cooker.
    Corey S. 17 days ago
    Everyone loved it! We threw some frozen broccoli into the slow cooker last. Next time I would consider experimenting with walnuts!
    Melanie Brewer 21 days ago
    Was good, made it without browning the chicken first and it was good. But the Hoisin Sauce was a little to much at the 1/2 cup measurement. Will try again, but not my favorite.
    Kris Warren 24 days ago
    Way too much hoisin sauce - that's all you could taste. I've never had General Tso's chicken from a takeout that tasted like this.
    Amanda Alyamany 24 days ago
    It turned out good. We didn’t absolutely love it but we liked it.
    YumChef a month ago
    The chicken is moist and delicious! I made 6 chicken breasts so I doubled the recipe. Served it over homemade fried rice. Better than any I’ve had! Will make it again it didn’t take 4 hours to cook though, I assume it depends on if you sear your chicken and how big of pieces also I added the sesame seeds to the sauce while cooking and substitute seas and oil for canola. Perfect!
    John & John a month ago
    Cooked on high for 4hrs. Boyfriend loves it. I thought it was a little too dry, and sweet. Nexttime i'm just gonna skip the crock pot and just cook it right on the stove top. Still delicious tho, just not what im looking for. live and learn. ~ PEACE, LOVE, UNITE, RESPECT ❤✌
    Kimberly Paulson a month ago
    My family loved it. Will make again. Notes about making it: used 8 boneless chicken thighs instead (2 Costco packages), cornstarch coated chicken browning activity stuck mercilessly to my non stick pan, and 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes didn't make it very hot - kind of lukewarm.
    England79 a month ago
    It's okay. Not the best thing I have made but it is edible.
    Felicia P. a month ago
    Better than the restaurant!
    Karmen a month ago
    I was definitely make this again. After reading review, I cooked the chicken tossed in cornstarch on the stove and lightly browned it. I made the sauce in my slow cooker and turned it on low. I doubled the sauce based on previous reviews. I then added broccoli to the sauce and then the cooked chicken. I tossed the mixture to sufficiently coat and then sprinkled the sesame seeds on top. My family loved it. Oh, I forgot to mention that I also doubled the chicken. I was trying to make sure we had enough for leftovers, but we barely do. Oh well!
    Krystal Moore a month ago
    So good and easy! We had steamed broccoli and rice with it. The whole family enjoyed it.
    Heather a month ago
    HECK YES. Bumped those chili flakes up to a table spoon and used fresh ginger.
    SkilledHomeChef a month ago
    It tastes great, but as a newbie saying “4 chicken breasts” does nothing for me. Saying large, medium or small or even better, a weight would help me. I used three breasts and there was so much meat I had to brown it in batches and increase the sauce. It didn’t thicken like I’d hoped and I used more cornstarch than they said. But it did taste good and I’d cook it again
    Matthew Winther a month ago
    Added a little too much red pepper and the sauce didn't thicken up like I hoped but overall it was very good and I'd make it again
    Brian Searles a month ago
    Very easy and very good. Added jalapeños and other veggies to fill out the palette.
    William Kline 2 months ago
    This recipe is great! Made it for my grandparents and they loved it!
    Susan 2 months ago
    So yummy!! Even my 4 year old ate it
    Karla V. 2 months ago
    Delicious! Made it in stovetop and the chicken was great! Lovely sauce! Definitely will be making again!
    Victoria Hearne 2 months ago
    This came out GREAT! And I'm no chef. better than takeout. It is really high in calories though in case you're counting... i didn't realize or I would have looked at ways to cut the number down before i made it. Oh well!
    Ksweetie95 2 months ago
    Delicious, my toddler even liked it
    Amazing, would make again so much better than takeout!
    Theresa 2 months ago
    Perfect, sweet and spicy
    Danielle Tollefson 3 months ago
    Quick and easy. It is a little sweet will cut back on the brown sugar next time. I also used fresh ginger instead of the ginger powder.

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