The Best Slow Cooker General Tso’s Chicken
- 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts cut into one inch cubes
- 1/4 cup cornstarch
- 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
- 1/2 cup hoisin sauce
- 2 T soy sauce
- 1/2 cup brown sugar
- 3 cloves garlic minced
- 3 Tablespoons rice wine vinegar
- 1 teaspoon sesame oil
- 1/4 tsp dry ginger
- 1/2 tsp crushed red pepper more or less to liking
- Optional garnish green onions sesame seeds additional red pepper flakes
- In a mixing bowl add the chicken and cornstarch. Toss until the chicken is completely coated in the cornstarch. In a medium sized skillet over medium high heat add oil and cook the chicken until the chicken is lightly brown but not cooked throughout. Put in the bottom of a slow cooker.
- In a small mixing bowl [url:4]whisk[/url] together hoisin sauce soy sauce brown sugar garlic rice wine vinegar sesame oil ginger and crushed red pepper. Pour on top of chicken in the slow cooker.
- Cook on low heat for 3-4 hours or until chicken is cooked throughout. *see note
- Serve over rice and garnish with green onions sesame seeds and red pepper flakes if desired.
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