Jamaican General Tso Chicken

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General Tso Chicken is a must-have favorite Chinese food takeout whenever we visit Sovereign. Try this Jamaican General Tso Chicken recipe the next time you crave Chinese, courtesy of Greedy Girl Cooks.

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Jamaican General Tso Chicken

Jamaican General Tso Chicken



  • Oil to fry chicken

  • 2 boneless chicken breasts

  • To Season chicken

  • ½ teaspoon Salt

  • ¼ teaspoon Black pepper

  • ¼ teaspoon Paprika

  • ¼ teaspoon Cayenne pepper

  • 1 teaspoon Sesame oil

  • For Breading

  • 1 ½ cup Flour

  • 1 cup Corn starch

  • 1 cup Milk

  • 2 Eggs

  • Sauce

  • 3 tablespoon Sesame oil

  • ½ cup chopped Onion

  • 4-5 Chili peppers

  • ½ cup Broccoli tops

  • ¼ cup Palm nectar

  • 2 tablespoon Hoisin sauce

  • 1 teaspoon Mushroom soy sauce


Cut the chicken breast into even 1 inch cubes
Season chicken breast with salt, black pepper, paprika cayenne pepper and sesame oil
In a bag combine flour and corn starch
In a bowl whisk together the eggs and milk
Place the seasoned chicken in the flour mixture and shake to combine evenly
Shake off the excess flour and place the chicken breasts into the egg mixture
Remove from the egg mixture and add back to the flour
Heat some oil in a wok or deep frying pan
Remove from the flour and Fry the chicken to a golden brown in the hot oil making sure to continually flip and stir the chicken in order to avoid burning
One golden brown and crispy remove from the hot oil and set aside

For the sauce

In a clean wok add sesame oil
Sauté the onion and chili peppers very quickly, add the broccoli
Add the palm nectar, hoisin sauce, mushroom soy sauce and allow it to thicken and bubble
Turn off the heat and add the chicken back to the sauce and completely coat each chicken breast then serve.
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