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general tso chicken wings
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5 from 3 votes

General Tso Chicken Wings

These delicious General Tso Chicken Wings are cooked to perfection, then coated in sweet and savory General Tso sauce that will have you licking your fingers.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Chicken
Servings: 2 servings
Calories: 323kcal
Author: Laura

Equipment

Ingredients

  • 1 lb chicken wings
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper

For the sauce

  • 1 1/2 tbsp low sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tbsp rice wine
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1/2 tbsp chili paste/oil optional
  • 1/3 cup chicken broth
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 tsp ginger finely grated
  • 1 tsp cornstarch

Instructions

  • Pre-heat the oven to 400 degrees F (205C).
  • Season the wings with salt and pepper and place them on a baking tray lined with foil or a baking mat. Bake for 15 minutes, then remove and flip over the wings. Bake for another 15 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, combine the sauce ingredients, except for the cornstarch, in a small saucepan over medium high heat. Once boiling, add the cornstarch and cool on a low boil for 3 minutes. Remove from heat.
  • Remove the wings from the oven and baste them liberally with the General Tso sauce.
  • Turn your oven to broil, with the top rack lowered to the 2nd row. Broil the wings for 3 minutes. Remove the tray and slather the sauce on the other side of the wings. Broil again.
  • Once the wings have gotten a light char on each side, remove them from the oven. If you like more sauce, put the wings in a bowl, add the remaining sauce, and toss to coat.

Notes

  • Baste the wings with the sauce and/or toss them with sauce to coat. Both ways are easy and delicious.
  • Baking the chicken on a silicon baking mat or parchment paper keeps them from sticking to the baking sheet and makes clean up easy.

Nutrition

Calories: 323kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 94mg | Sodium: 1798mg | Potassium: 244mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 180IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 15mg | Iron: 1mg