Recipe courtesy of Frank's Noodle House

General Tso's Chicken

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  • Level: Intermediate
  • Total: 25 min
  • Active: 25 min
  • Yield: 1 to 2 servings
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Oil, for frying

1 pound chicken thighs 

1/2 cup cornstarch 


3 teaspoons soy sauce

3 teaspoons sugar 

2 teaspoons hoisin sauce 

2 teaspoons rice vinegar 

1 teaspoon cornstarch 

1 teaspoon minced garlic 

1 teaspoon minced ginger 

1/2 teaspoon red chili flakes 


  1. Bring oil to between 350 and 375 degrees F. Cut chicken into chunks, then mix together with cornstarch. Fry in oil.
  2. For the sauce: Mix together soy sauce, sugar, hoisin, vinegar, cornstarch, garlic, ginger, chili flakes and 1/2 cup water. Toss fried chicken in sauce, then serve.