Keto General Tso Chicken – Low Carb General Tso’s Chicken

Keto General Tso Chicken – This low carb general tso chicken is a classic Chinese takeout dish that is way better than any restaurant for a perfect weeknight dinner, made with tender chicken and a spicy-sweet sauce served over steamed broccoli or cauliflower rice.

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Can I Eat General Tso Chicken on Keto?

Yes of course, the easy low carb general tso chicken we are making today is 100% keto-friendly with just 4-5 grams of net carbs. Earlier I have shared the normal version (check that out) which contains a lot of carbs.

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How to Make the Keto General Tso Chicken Sauce?

Normally we use ketchup, hoisin sauce and other ingredients which contains a lot of sugar and carbs, and to make it a keto-approved dish, we are just substituting few ingredients:

Ingredients

  • Coconut aminos – I am using coconut aminos, you can also use low carb soy sauce, tamari sauce or liquid aminos (which is again a great soy sauce substitute)
  • Hoisin sauce – Make sure to the low carb version or just skip it.
  • Ketchup – Here I am using the Stevia Sweetened classic tomato ketchup (buy it here)
  • Fish sauce  – I love the flavor of this one, you can use Thai chili sauce instead.
  • Brown sugar substitute – Make sure to use swerve sweetener or monk fruit sweeteners or any other sweetener of choice. (buy it here)

easy low carb general tso chicken

Can I Make Ahead this General Tso’s Chicken on Keto?

Yes, you can meal prep this low carb general tso chicken recipe in your free time. Gather all the ingredients, chop the vegetables and store them in airtight containers.

general tso chicken on keto

Can I Freeze This Low Carb General Tso Chicken and Broccoli?

Yes, cook them in batches and store the chicken and broccoli separately in airtight containers and put in the refrigerator for a week or freeze for up to 3 months. When ready to eat, reheat them in the microwave or on a pan for a few minutes and eat it right away.

low carb general tso chicken and broccoli

What to Serve With This is Keto Chinese General Tso’s Chicken?

I like to serve it over a bed of cauliflower rice, steamed or roasted broccoli, zucchini or any of your favorite low carb veggies. Also, check my other Chinese recipe of keto orange chicken with orange marmalade.

Low Carb Keto General Tso Chicken

Serves 2

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Keto General Tso Chicken (Low Carb)

This low carb keto general tso chicken is a classic Chinese takeout dish that is way better than any restaurant for a perfect weeknight dinner, made with tender chicken and a spicy-sweet sauce served over steamed broccoli or cauliflower rice.

5 minPrep Time

10 minCook Time

15 minTotal Time

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Ingredients

    For the sauce
  • 2 tablespoons coconut aminos
  • 1 teaspoon swerve sweetener
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce
  • 1 tablespoon ketchup , Stevia Sweetened
  • For the chicken
  • 2 chicken breasts, skinless, boneless (or thighs), cut into ½-inch cubes
  • 1 tablespoon peanut oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper chili flakes
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon xanthan gum
  • Kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp white pepper
  • Optional
  • 4 scallions, chopped
  • Toasted sesame seeds

Instructions

  1. Take a bowl, add all the sauce ingredients and mix well until well combined. Set aside.
  2. In a medium bowl, season chicken breast pieces with salt and pepper. Set aside.
  3. Heat a large skillet or wok over high heat, add the peanut oil.
  4. Once hot, add minced garlic and red pepper flakes and stir for a few seconds.
  5. Add the chicken pieces and stir fry for a couple of minutes.
  6. Add the rice wine vinegar and cook for another 2-3 minutes.
  7. Pour in the sauce and combine well. Bring it to a boil, reduce the heat, add xanthan gum and simmer for few minutes or until chicken is no longer pink and fully cooked and the sauce slightly thickens.
  8. Transfer to a plate and serve hot. Top with toasted sesame seeds and scallions and serve on a side of broccoli or any of your favorite low carb veggies.

Tags

Cuisines
Chinese
American
Occasions
Thanksgiving
Courses
Main Course
Cooking
Stir Frying
Diet
Keto
Allergy
gluten free
dairy free
egg free
soy free
wheat free
seafood free
treenut free
mustard free

Nutrition

Calories

222 cal

Fat

10 g

Carbs

4 g

Protein

28 g
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