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General Tso's Chicken

General Tso's Chicken
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.

Slow Cooker Coconut Curry Chicken The first time I ever tasted curry was shortly after Brett and I got married. For a date night we went with some good friends for a scenic fall drive through the Alpine Loop (if you live in Utah, you know how beautiful the Alpine Loop is!). We planned to grab a bite at a new burger joint afterwards but by the time we got back it was late, the burger joint was closed, and we were starving. Our friends talked us in to trying a Thai restaurant that was nearby and happened to be open late (Kellie, do you remember this?).

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. Tropical Shrimp Ceviche July 29, 2011 Tropical Shrimp Ceviche Summer is all about simple, light dishes and this tropical shrimp ceviche fits the bill. With a handful of ingredients that are merely sliced, stirred and served, it doesn’t come much easier. The flavor, on the other hand, is anything but.

Chicken Enchiladas aka the best enchiladas ever! Thank you so much to Laura, at Tide and Thyme, for introducing me to this recipe. Seriously - they were so so good I can't even tell you. Smoked-Cheddar-Stuffed Chicken with Green Apple Slaw Recipe at Epicurious photo by Brain Leatart yield Makes 4 servings The classic apple and cheese combo gets a fun twist in this delicious dish. What to drink: Taz 2003 Chardonnay, Santa Barbara ($20). Chicken 1/2 cup coarsely grated smoked cheddar cheese 1 tablespoon plus 1/4 cup pure maple syrup 1 tablespoon cream cheese, room temperature 2 teaspoons chopped fresh sage 4 boneless chicken breast halves with skin and tenderloin attached 1/4 cup Scotch whisky 2 tablespoons (packed) golden brown sugar 2 tablespoons (1/4 stick) unsalted butter Green Apple Slaw 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 1 tablespoon pure maple syrup 1 tablespoon Scotch whisky 1 1/2 teaspoons chopped fresh sage 1 very large Granny Smith apple, halved, cored, cut into matchstick-size strips (about 2 1/2 cups) 1/4 cup paper-thin slices red onion 2 green onions, chopped Preparation

Skinny Orange Chicken Recipe Skinny Orange Chicken This "skinny" orange chicken recipe is made with a heavenly orange chicken sauce, but without all of the calories of traditional Chinese orange chicken. Everyone will love it! 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

Recipes by the Haggis and the Herring: Chicken Tikka Masala Mixing your own spices It wasn't until recently that I started deviating from a basic curry recipe, including pre-mixed curry powder. I still don't grind all of my spices from scratch, but I'm now more comfortable creating spice mixtures. I'm also more comfortable with more comlex recipes that go beyond "throw everything into the pot" and hoping for the best. The first time I made chicken tikka masala, I had to get my head around coating chicken in yogurt before placing it under a broiler, but wow. The result was spectacular!

Honey Lime Chicken (inspired by Sunset Magazine) Leave it to Sunset Magazine to come up with a variety of delicious marinades to suit any purpose and serve them up in one cool issue (August 2010). Recently I made the two "Perfect for Seafood" marinades - Lemongrass, Chile and Coconut Milk Shrimp and Chile Ginger Shrimp. Both were fantastic, so this time I decided to try the honey lime marinade from the "Perfect for Chicken" section and I was very pleased with the outcome.It doesn't get any easier than this - 5 simple ingredients (not including the salt and pepper), marinade overnight, and throw on the grill. Then sit back and enjoy the lime-infused, honey-crusted chicken. Serves 4-6

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