Tso’s Chicken


Ingredients for marination:

  1. Boneless Chicken thigh ( cut into small bite size pieces)
  2. Salt 1/4 tsp.
  3. Black pepper 1/2 tsp.
  4. Soy sauce 1 tbsp.
  5. Sesame seed oil 1 tsp.
  6. Egg white 2 tbsp.
  7. Corn flour 2 tbsp.
  8. Flour 2 tbsp.
  9. Oil for deep frying

Ingredients for sauce:

  1. Chilli paste 1 tsp.
  2. Honey 1 tsp.
  3. Tomato ketchup 2 tbsp.
  4. Soy sauce 1 tbsp.
  5. Vinegar 1 tbsp.
  6.  Corn flour 1 tbsp.
  7. Chicken stock 1 cup
  8. Oil 1 tbsp.
  9. Ginger (crushed) 1/2 tsp.
  10. Dried red chillies 6-8
  11. Sesame seeds for garnishing

Method:

  • For Marination and Frying: In a bowl take corn flour, flour, soy sauce, salt, egg white, sesame seed oil and black pepper.
  • Mix well to make a paste.
  • Put chicken and coat with the mixture.
  • Leave aside to marinade for 10 minutes.
  • Heat oil in a wok and deep fry the chicken in small batches until light brown in colour.
  • For Sauce: In a bowl Take chilli paste, honey, tomato ketchup, soy sauce, vinegar, corn flour and chicken stock.
  • Stir until the sugar and cornstarch are dissolved.
  • Heat oil in a wok.
  • Add dried red chillies and garlic.
  • Fry for 20-30 seconds.
  • Pour in the sauce mixture.
  • Stir until thickened, about 1 to 2 minutes.
  • Add fried chicken.
  • Stir well to coat with sauce.
  • Take out in a dish.
  • Garnish with sesame seeds and serve with egg fried rice.
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