Main Dishes

General Tso's Chicken - Lighter Version

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Why order takeout when you can make your own General Tso\\\'s Chicken that is 1000x better!!! Plus this version is lighter so it will save you calories....all in under 30 minutes.

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1/4 c chicken broth
1 1/2 T. tomato paste
1 T. soy sauce
1 T. rice vinegar
1 t hoisin sauce
1 t chili paste
1 t sesame oil
1 T. sugar
1 teaspoon cornstarch
½ 1b boneless skinless chicken breasts
¼ c. cornstarch
2 T. canola oil
1/3 c roasted, unsalted peanuts
brown rice, cooked
In a small bowl combine your chicken broth, tomato paste, soy sauce, rice vinegar, hoisin sauce, chili paste, sesame oil, sugar, and cornstarch. Stir to combine and set aside. Cut chicken in to bite...
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Nutritions

Calories
212

Sodium
432mg
18% DV

Fat
11g
16% DV

Protein
2g
4% DV

Carbs
22g
7% DV

Fiber
1g
4% DV

Skip store-bought cans, because you can't beat the sweet, savory and smoky taste of homemade baked beans with bacon and molasses. The old-fashioned beans cook slowly in the oven for hours, developing a rich, thick sauce. Baked beans from scratch are the perfect side dish for your next cookout or potluck, and a simple lunch or dinner entrée when paired with cornbread or Boston brown bread!

1 lb. dried navy or Great Northern beans
1/2 lb. bacon
1 medium onion
1/2 c ketchup
3/4 c molasses
2 T apple cider vinegar
2 t dry mustard
2 c chicken broth
kosher salt and black pepper
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  • Place beans in a large bowl or pot. Cover with water by 2 inches. Cover and let stand overnight. Drain and rinse the beans.
  • Place the beans in a large pot and cover with fresh water (about 1...
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Nutritions

Calories
461

Sodium
983mg
40% DV

Fat
12g
19% DV

Protein
13g
26% DV

Carbs
73g
24% DV

Fiber
8g
34% DV