General Tso's Chicken and Broccoli

Prep: 15 min., Cook: 6 min.

Yield: Makes 4 servings
Recipe from Southern Living Cooking School

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  • 3/4 pound skinned and boned chicken breasts
  • 1 (14 1/2-oz.) can low-sodium fat-free chicken broth
  • 4 tablespoons cornstarch, divided
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 to 2 Tbsp. hot chili sauce
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons rice wine or white vinegar
  • 2 cups broccoli florets
  • 2 teaspoons lite sodium soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoons PROMISE Buttery Spread


  1. 1. Place chicken breasts between 2 sheets of plastic wrap, and flatten to 1/4-inch thickness, using a rolling pin or flat side of a meat mallet. Thinly slice chicken.
  2. 2. Whisk together broth, 2 tablespoons cornstarch, hot chili sauce, sugar, and vinegar.
  3. 3. Place broccoli and 2 tablespoons water in a microwave-safe bowl. Cover with plastic wrap; fold back a small edge to allow steam to escape. Microwave at HIGH 1 minute.
  4. 4. Combine chicken and soy sauce in a medium bowl; toss with remaining 2 tablespoons cornstarch to coat.
  5. 5. Melt buttery spread in a 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium-high heat; add chicken, and cook, stirring occasionally, 3 minutes or until done. Transfer chicken to a serving platter; keep warm.
  6. 6. Bring broth mixture to a boil in skillet over high heat, stirring frequently. Reduce heat to low, and simmer, stirring occasionally, 1 minute or until thickened. Add broccoli, and toss to coat. Cook 1 minute or until thoroughly heated. Pour sauce over chicken. Serve immediately.
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