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General Tso's Chicken

Summary

Delicious combination of sweet & spicy flavors!

What You Need

  • 2 Tbsp. vegetable oil
  • 5 green onions, thinly sliced diagonally, white and green parts separated
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 tsp. ground ginger
  • 1/2 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 1/2 cups BriskĀ® Fruit Punch
  • 1/3 cup reduced sodium soy sauce
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp. sugar
  • 4 tsp. cornstarch
  • 1 Tbsp. white vinegar
  • 1 box (12 oz.) chicken nuggets, cooked according to package directions
  • 1/2 cup salted roasted cashews

Instructions

  1. Heat oil in 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium heat and cook white parts of green onions, stirring occasionally, until almost tender, about 1 minute.
  2. Stir in garlic and cook 30 seconds. Stir in ginger and crushed red pepper flakes. Add BriskĀ® Fruit Punch and bring to a boil over medium-high heat.
  3. Cook, stirring occasionally until sauce is reduced and slightly thickened, about 8 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, combine soy sauce, sugar, cornstarch and vinegar in small bowl. Stir into skillet.
  5. Bring to a boil and cook, stirring frequently, until thickened, about 1 minute. Remove from heat.
  6. Slice hot chicken nuggets diagonally and stir into skillet. Stir in 1/4 cup cashews. Transfer to serving platter and top with green onions and remaining cashews.
  7. Serve, if desired, over hot cooked rice.
Cooking time (duration)

Prep: 20 min. Cook: 15 min.

Number of servings (yield)

4 servings

Category

Dinnertime

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