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General Tso's Chicken

General Tso's Chicken

Smart Snack Approved as an entree. Meets calorie, fat and sodium requirements for center of the plate. Provides 2 oz M/MA, 1/8 cup Red/Orange

Ingredients

Recipe Yield: 124 4.25-oz servings
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Amount Item
15 1/2  lb Diced chicken, fully cooked, IQF, 1/2" squares
1  gal Hot water (180°-190°F)
2  bags Foothill Farms® General Tso's Sauce Mix (#V441)
6 2/5  lb Red peppers, raw, large chop
8  c Chopped scallions (top and bulb), raw

Instructions

  1. To prepare chicken: Thaw chicken in cooler overnight or until fully thawed.
  2. To prepare sauce: Pour hot water into mixing container. Pour contents of both packages of Sauce Mix (15.8 oz each) into water while vigorously stirring with a wire whisk. Continue stirring until mix is dissolved and sauce is smooth. Set aside.
  3. Divide chicken, peppers and onions evenly among five steamtable pans. Pour sauce evenly over chicken, peppers and onions, 1 qt per pan.
  4. Cover and bake in 325°F convection oven or 350°F conventional oven for 20-25 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 165°F.
  5. Remove from oven and place product in warming cabinet until served. Ensure that hot food is held at a temperature above 140°F.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 4.25 oz
Amounts Per Serving
Calories 110
Calories from Fat 20

  Per Serving % Daily Value*
Total Fat 2.5g 4%
  Saturated Fat 0.5g 6%
  Trans Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 55mg 18%
Sodium 180mg 8%
Potassium mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 5g 2%
  Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
  Sugars 2g  
Protein 18g  
 
  Per Serving   Per Serving
Vitamin A % Vitamin C %
Calcium % Iron %
 
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  Calories: 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less than 65g 80g
  Sat. Fat Less than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carbohydrate   300mg 375mg
  Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Calories per gram:
Fat 9     Carbohydrate 4     Protein 4
 

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