General Tso's Chicken

This General Tso's Chicken is so delicious, and it's much better for you than what you'd order for take-out! 

Course Main Course
Cuisine Chinese
Keyword chicken, general tsos
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 3


  • 1 lb. chicken boneless, skinless
  • 2 tbsp sesame oil enough to cover the bottom of your pot
  • 6 tbsp apple cider vinegar or rice vinegar
  • 6 tbsp low sodium soy sauce It's salty enough without using regular!
  • 1/4 cup Hoisin sauce
  • 4 tbsp brown sugar packed
  • 1/4 tsp ginger
  • 1 tsp dried garlic
  • 1 1/2 cups cooked rice
  • 1 1/2 cups cooked broccoli optional


  1. Turn your pot on to saute

  2. Cut chicken into cubes and saute in sesame oil for about 2 minutes

  3. In a small bowl, combine vinegar, Hoisin sauce, low sodium soy sauce, brown sugar, ginger and garlic.

  4. Pour sauce over chicken, seal and cook on manual high for 10 minutes.

  5. Do a quick release and set pot to saute again.

  6. Add cornstarch, and whisk for 2 minutes. Sauce should be thick and bubbly.

  7. Serve over rice and broccoli.