General Tao’s Chicken on Hump Day?

Oh camel. It’s Hump Day! Whoop Whoop!

Alright, enough of that. Finally a recipe for the blog! It’s easy and decently quick. I’m using a Blue Dragon General Tao Stir Fry Sauce for this recipe, but there are a bunch of recipes that make the sauce from scratch. I was starving – the pre-made sauce won. If there is something on a plate in front of me, Sophia will try it. This recipe was no different. She tastes as I cook, and tastes the finished product. She usually comes back for more, so I make her own portion and load up the tray on her high chair.

The recipe is right on the back of the packet, and I’ve made this twice as a pretty filling dinner, IMO. I usually have this over whole grain brown rice.

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My set up typically looks like this:

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This time around, I added some soy sauce before the actual stir fry sauce, and added green onions, garlic, and a touch of onion salt to the ‘add the veggies’ part for more flavor.

After I batter the chicken per the recipe, I put it in the pan with oil to fry.

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Once the chicken is browned and cooked through, I added the onions, broccoli, garlic, and onion salt to the pan with the chicken. After a few minutes of incorporating the flavors, I added a splash of Kikkoman Soy Sauce and a splash of sriracha.

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Keep stirring and watch the veggies sauté and become soft. Then I added the stir fry sauce, gave everything a big stir, and let simmer for 2-3 minutes to completely heat through. Then, in order, brown rice down, then top with stir fry, and consume 🙂

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So good! My little taste tester enjoyed this as well, (especially the onions!) so I added to her tray and watched her go bananas over it.

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I hope you enjoy this when you make it too! Its easy and tastes great, and unless Sophia and I are starving like crazy, there’s usually leftovers. If you read this post, then you get to be let in on a little secret if you didn’t know already… DUNKIN DONUTS HAS ICED COFFEE, ANY SIZE, FOR 99 CENTS THE MONTH OF JANUARY! Can I get a Whoop Whoop?! Ok I’ll stop now.

If you make this, let me know how it turns out!

XO

KJS

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