General Tso’s Chicken

November/December 2013

Your rating: None Average: 3.7 (109 votes)

In this healthy version of a General Tso’s Chicken recipe, we cut the fat and sodium in half from the original version by not frying the chicken and by using half as much soy sauce in this Chinese-takeout favorite. Serve with steamed baby bok choy or sautéed spinach and steamed brown rice.

General Tso’s Chicken

5 Reviews for General Tso’s Chicken


There are some excellent healthy Asian recipes out there and I have made several. My husband and I were very disappointed in this one. It didn't taste like General Tso's chicken and it was very vinegary. Unfortunately, we threw most of the dish away.

Good substitutions!

Other than clarification on the rice, pictures all show white rice not brown, the dish is easy to make and satisfying

very flavorful and satisfying,
not gluten free

This recipe should not be in the gluten free category. if you substitute Braggs Amino Acids for the Soy Sauce, it will be.

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healthhappiness wrote 1 year 6 weeks ago

Always do that :)

Always do that :)

Anonymous wrote 1 year 16 weeks ago

You shouldn't give the recipe

You shouldn't give the recipe such a low rating just because it was mis labelled. The rating is for the taste and quality of the recipe.

Anonymous wrote 1 year 17 weeks ago

this is not a review. did

this is not a review. did you like the recipe?

Anonymous wrote 2 years 14 weeks ago

Most brands of tamari are

Most brands of tamari are also gulten free.


Really liked the texture of this and the taste. It was kind of mushy and not as crisp as regular fried General Tso's, and might not taste just like the original, but it is a really good dish and easy to put together.

Not a dead ringer for take-out, but still satisfying

This receipe is easy to prepare and creates enough sauce to serve over brown rice. It is great for what it is, but the flavor is not exactly what I think of when I think of take-out General Tso's.

easy to prepare, reheats well
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Anonymous wrote 1 year 20 weeks ago

General's chicken is HOT and

General's chicken is HOT and spicy this is nothing like it.

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