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General Tso’s Chicken

General Tso’s Chicken
My friend Peng has been bugging me to make General Tso’s chicken for several months now. He lives in California and is really into the Asian-Mexican fusion thing, so he’s fixated on the idea of a General Tso’s burrito with fried rice and kimchi. I don’t know how I feel about that, but I’m nothing if not accommodating, so here I am…making General Tso’s chicken. You’re welcome, Peng. I don’t usually order General-anything from Chinese restaurants, but Dan loves the stuff. He’s come a long way in his Chinese food-eating habits, but he’ll still pick General Tso/Gao’s chicken over “real” Chinese food any day. Wikipedia tells me that while General Tso’s chicken is thought to have originated somewhere in Hunan Province, China, there is no historically recorded recipe for it in Hunan, and General Tso’s own living descendants, when interviewed, had never heard of the dish. Whatever the origin, it seems like everyone I know loves General Tso’s chicken, Chinese people included.

Orange Chicken « Crustabakes Today, i embrace my chinese roots in chinese cooking. The Orange Chicken, Well, truthfully, this is not exactly an authentic Chinese cuisine. It’s more of an American fast food. We also had this vegetables, heavily infused with garlic Then everything goes on a plate, Orange Chicken over fried rice with garlic sauteed kailan :) Orange ChickenTaken from Sweet Pea’s Kitchen Orange Chicken Printer Friendly Version Ingredients: 3/4 cup low-sodium chicken broth3/4 cup freshly squeezed orange juice1 1/2 teaspoon finely grated orange zest6 tablespoons white vinegar1/4 cup soy sauce1/2 cup dark brown sugar3 cloves garlic, minced1 tablespoon fresh ginger, grated1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper1 1/2 pounds boneless chicken thighs or breasts, cut into bite-sized pieces1 tablespoon plus 2 teaspoon cornstarch2 tablespoon cold water8 small whole dried red chiles (optional)8 thin strips orange peel1 tablespoon peanut oil Directions: Place the chicken in a 1-gallon zipper-lock bag; set aside. Like this: Like Loading...

Breaded Chicken Tenders Recipe When I am looking for something quick and easy to cook in the deep fryer breaded chicken tenders are always one of my best options. The chicken tenders are first marinated in buttermilk and garlic and then rolled in a breadcrumb and flour mixture. You can add additional seasonings as well such a black pepper, paprika, onion power, ect. Ingredients: 6 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (sliced into strips) 1 egg (beaten) 1 cup buttermilk 1 ½ teaspoons garlic powder 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 cup seasoned breadcrumbs 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking powder oil (for deep frying)Honey Mustard Sauce- ¼ cup mayonnaise 1 tablespoon prepared mustard 1 tablespoon honey ½ tablespoon lemon juice Cooking Instructions: Step 1: To make honey mustard sauce- in a bowl whisk together mayonnaise, mustard, honey, and lemon juice.

General Tso’s Chicken, Two Recipes This recipe for General Tso's chicken has been the most popular on this site since I first posted it in 2009. Month after month it continues to be the most viewed and searched for recipe here. I love that so many of you, presumably, have visited on a mission to replicate this tasty dish from a favorite take-out. Over the past few months, I've been testing and retesting this recipe for my cookbook, and want to share a new revised version. I've loved all your feedback and incorporated some changes that'll make this General Tso's even better. The sauce, for example, has a couple of new ingredients to round out the tomato base. The biggest improvement is in the frying process. (Update: If you've enjoyed this General Tso's Chicken recipe, check out many more Chinese restaurant favorites in my new cookbook The Chinese Takeout Cookbook: Quick and Easy Dishes to Prepare at Home.) Almost nobody in Hunan has ever heard of General Tso's Chicken, the most famous Hunan dish in America.

Spicy Honey Chicken Malaysian cuisine consists of three main flavors: Malay, Chinese, and Indian. I have said it many times, but I love Malay cooking and only wished that I could eat more Malay dishes. Today, I have invited my friend Zurin from Cherry on a Cake to guest post and she shares my favorite Malay recipe with us: Spicy Honey Chicken. Cherry on a Cake is a delicious food blog with many baking and savory recipes. The recipes are authentic and the food photography is pure eye-candy. Check out Cherry on a Cake and I am sure you will like it. Like those before me I was ecstatic to be invited to guest post on Bee’s blog Rasa Malaysia. Hers is one of the first blogs I scrolled through in my early days of blogging and still follow silently because my jaw hangs each time I stop by. Spicy Honey Chicken is quite akin to the Malay Ayam Masak Merah (red cooked chicken). Ayam Masak Merah and Spicy Honey Chicken are relatively “modern” dishes. So these were not dishes I grew up eating when I was a child.

Kentucky Style Fried Chicken Recipe | Extra Crispy Fried Chicken When you have perfected our other Kentucky style fried chicken recipe, then you might like to try our extra crispy fried chicken recipe, that was marinated and then fried. This chicken recipe is double dunked in the coating to give it its unmistakably extra crispy texture and great flavor. If you cannot find Kentucky style chicken marinade, try another chicken marinade. Make a Kentucky style fried chicken recipe if you want to give your family the authentic flavor and texture of extra crispy fried chicken without going to a southern home. You are sure to love this delicious Kentucky style extra crispy recipe and the paprika adds a flavorful zing. Kentucky Extra Crispy Fried Chicken Author: Christine Szalay-Kudra Cuisine: American Recipe type: Main Prep time: Cook time: Total time: Photo Description: You can see from this photo how crispy this fried chicken looks.

Dat'I Do-It Chicken Lettuce Wraps So i promised i would post a recipe for the hot sauces i bought one of them is Dat'I Do-It hot sauce i love it! i found out about it from when i used to eat at firehouse subs its their signature hot sauce they sell in little fire hydrant bottle, i bought mine off its kind of a sweet spicy hot sauce but thick and chunky. you can use any kind of lettuce you would like i'm really picky about my lettuce i only like iceberg, lettuce boston bibb lettuce would work great with this too. 1 pound boneless chicken breasts Olive oil Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper ½ cup Dat'l do-it hot sauce 2 tablespoons soy sauce 1 teaspoon lime juice lettuce leaves, washed and separated (i used iceberg bc i don't like any other kind of lettuce)For Topping:3 cups corn 1 tablespoon canola oil Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper 1 tomato, seeded and diced 1 red onion, diced Juice of 1 lime Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Calories-180 Carbs-14 Fat-4 Protein-28 Sugar-6 Fiber-2

Sweet & Sour Chicken Every weekend Kelly, Cliff and myself have a big cooking fest. Usually we end up with the most random selection of food. Often times we end up with 5 different desserts and no lunch or dinner. Two weekends ago we really had our act together though! When Kelly first suggested this recipe I immediately said no because Cliff will not go near anything that has ketchup in it. Here is what you'll need Cut the chicken in bite sized pieces and then sprinkle with salt and pepper Whisk the egg Coat the chicken in egg Dredge the chicken in corn starch Brown the chicken in a little bit of oil Begin the sauce with sugar Add ketchup Soy Sauce Vinegar And garlic powder Mix well Transfer the browned chicken to a baking sheet and coat with half of the sauce Cook the chicken for about 45 minutes flipping every 15 Meanwhile, saute the vegetables Simmer the remaining sauce in a pot for about 8 minutes until thickened, then coat the vegetables with the sauce Add the cooked chicken to the vegetables and mix

Bombay Chicken Curry April 22, 2010 | By Adam Roberts | 21 Comments I’ve always been a very truthful food blogger and so I’m going to tell you the truth about the video you see above. Part One of the truth is this: the Bombay Chicken Curry that Chef Floyd Cardoz (chef at the celebrated New York City restaurant Tabla) made for us in the first half of this video was the best chicken curry I’ve ever had in my life. Part Two of the truth concerns the chicken curry that I make in the second half of the video. Despite my assurances that it tastes delicious and the somewhat appealing (though slightly saturated) image at the end, the chicken curry that I made that day in my old Brooklyn kitchen was deeply flawed for two major reasons. Reason #1: I didn’t stir up the coconut milk. Reason #2: When I covered the chicken and the coconut milk, I didn’t turn down the heat enough so the sauce broke. Bombay Chicken Curry Adapted from Chef Floyd Cardoz of Tabla Serves: 4 Ingredients: Salt 2 tablespoons minced ginger 1. 2. 3. 4.

Chocolate Wasted Cake Ever since my brother started using the phrase "I wanna get chocolate wasted" from the movie Grown Ups I've been wanting to make this cake for his birthday. Being a chocoholic myself, I had no trouble coming up with ways to fill this cake with layer upon layer of chocolatey goodness. Just looking at this cake, I think you'll agree that it definitely deserves its name. Photo Credit: Ryan Rivera To create this chocolate beauty, I baked two layers of delicious chocolate cake. Then, I completely covered the sides of the cake with Ghirardelli semi-sweet chocolate chips. Next, I topped the cake with an assortment of chocolate candies. Last, I drizzled some melted chocolate all over the cake. I hope this cake inspires you to create your own chocolate wasted cake. Special thanks to Jef at My Food Geek for sharing some food photography tips with me recently. Chocolate Wasted CakeThis is an egg-free recipe I created to accommodate my son's food allergies. Preheat oven to 325 350 F degrees.

General Tso's Chicken | General Tso's Chicken Recipe General Tso’s Chicken is one of the most requested Chinese recipes. Like other popular Chinese dishes here in the United States, you can’t miss General Tso’s Chicken if you love Chinese food. It’s always served at Chinese buffet; it’s also a very popular Chinese take out item. The good news is that it’s really not that hard to make it at home. General Tso’s Chicken originated from Hunan, China, but from what I read, the connection of the dish to the brave Chinese general General Tso is largely a US or western reference.

For All You Picky Eaters: Homemade Chicken Nuggets and Honey Mustard Do you have picky eaters in your house? I’ve got just the thing, homemade chicken nuggets. And to top it off, the most popular dipping sauce, creamy honey mustard. My son isn’t a picky eater, but he sure does love chicken nuggets. What kid wouldn’t? Deep fried crispy chicken, who could say no? This also makes the best thing to take to a summer cook-out where there’s going to be alot of kids. Homemade Chicken Nuggets and Honey Mustard Ingredients Wet Ingredients 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut in 1 inch pieces 2 eggs, beaten 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon onion powder 1 teaspoon dried dill 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper Dry Ingredients 2 cups self rising flour 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon onion powder 1 teaspoon dried dill 1/2 teaspoon pepper Sauce 1/4 cup honey 2 tablespoons dijon mustard 1/4 cup mayonnaise Vegetable or Peanut Oil for frying Method 1. 2. 3. Serves 4 adults.

Party Food! Pizza in a Bite October 20th, 2008 by katie Getting together to watch a game? Or maybe watching a different sort of game? Pizza bites are awesome party food. Pizza Bites 2 recipes pizza dough (or 2 cans refrigerated pizza dough)8 oz block mozzarella cheese4 oz thin sliced pepperoni2 tsp Italian seasoning (combine oregano, basil, parsley, and garlic)1/4 cup olive oil3 tbsp grated Parmesan cheesepizza or marinara saucePrepare pizza dough and roughly chop pepperoni. I used to use the refrigerated pizza doughs for this recipe, but I actually find the homemade dough far easier to work with. Basic Pizza Dough 1 pkg active dry yeast (or 2 1/4 tsp loose yeast)1 cup warm water1 tbsp olive oil1 tsp salt2 3/4 cup flourCombine yeast and warm water, stir to dissolve.Add oil, salt, and flour. What’s for dinner this week? Don’t miss my other pizza creations: Pizza Bagels and Pizza Egg Rolls and Pizza Bread!