General Tso’s Chicken is one of the most requested Chinese recipes. Like other popular Chinese dishes here in the United States, you can’t miss General Tso’s Chicken if you love Chinese food. It’s always served at Chinese buffet; it’s also a very popular Chinese take out item. The good news is that it’s really not that hard to make it at home.
General Tso’s Chicken originated from Hunan, China, but from what I read, the connection of the dish to the brave Chinese general General Tso is largely a US or western reference. In any case, the authentic recipe of General Tso’s chicken always calls for some dried red chilies—an important ingredient in Hunanese cooking. Chinese rice vinegar also plays a vital role in lending the bold vinegary note to the dish.
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