Weight Watchers General Tso’s Chicken

Cook Time: 30 mins

Servings: 4


3⁄4 cup canned reduced-sodium chicken broth

2 tablespoons cornstarch

2 tablespoons sugar

2 tablespoons low sodium soy sauce

1 tablespoon white wine vinegar

1⁄2 teaspoon ground ginger

2 teaspoons peanut oil

2 medium scallions, chopped

2 medium garlic cloves, minced

1⁄2 teaspoon red pepper flakes or 1 dried chili, minced

1 lb uncooked boneless skinless chicken breast, cut into 2-inch pieces

2 cups cooked white rice, kept hot


  1. In a medium bowl, whisk together broth, cornstarch, sugar, soy sauce, vinegar and ginger; set aside.
  2. Heat oil in a wok or large skillet over medium-high heat. Add scallions, garlic and pepper and cook 2 minutes. Add chicken and cook until browned all over, about 5 minutes.
  3. Add reserved sauce and simmer until sauce thickens and chicken is cooked through, about 3 minutes.
  4. Serve chicken and sauce over rice. Yields about 1 cup of chicken and sauce and 1/2 cup of rice per serving.
  5. 8Points plus per serving