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General Tso Chicken.......

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by Trlsmn, Apr 13, 2011.

  1. Trlsmn

    Trlsmn In Utero (Portland) Well-Known Member

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    Fried once

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    Fried twice

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    Add the sauce

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    Eat

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  2. hatchetjack

    hatchetjack Western WA Active Member

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    Very nice. What do you use for coating? I use Thai Sweet Chili Sauce for a quick sweet/sour glaze.
     
  3. Trlsmn

    Trlsmn In Utero (Portland) Well-Known Member

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    I loves me some sweet chili sauce and I always keep some in the house but.....

    Hoisin sauce
    Ground Chili garlic sauce
    Oyster sauce
    Pepper sauce
    Olive oil
    Chopped garlic
    Chopped Ginger

    I didn't measure anything but

    Heat olive oil in a pan add the garlic and ginger and fry a bit then add the rest of the ingredients and heat.
     
  4. MA Duce

    MA Duce Central Oregon Well-Known Member

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    I never measure anything either once I get a taste I like...I do when building a recipe, to keep proportions in mind, but once I have it honed I splash and dash. Your formula for Gen. Tso's is real close to mine, except I toss a couple of tablespoons of tomato paste in for color. Yummmmmm
     
  5. sandman1212

    sandman1212 NW Oregon Active Member

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    dang Trlsmn, your making me hungry!
     
  6. Bigfoot

    Bigfoot Clack Co. OR Well-Known Member

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    Why did I click on this thread? I don't have anything around here that tastes as good as that looks. I gotta head for town anyway in a couple of hours but now I'm salivating.
     
  7. salmonriverjohn

    salmonriverjohn N.W Oregon coast, Gods country Well-Known Member

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    So Trlsm, in another life were you known by the name Pavlov? You seem to have the desired affect on this old dog, thanks for the recipe.
     
  8. bugeye

    bugeye Oregon Well-Known Member

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    Good one, yes it got me, and that is one of my favorite dishes, and it looks like something made up to take pics of for a resturant ad.
     
  9. Trlsmn

    Trlsmn In Utero (Portland) Well-Known Member

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    I can honestly say that this was cheaper to feed 4 than a trip to McDonalds!