This paleo General Tso’s Chicken is an easy one-pan meal that tastes just like the real thing! It’s paleo and AIP-friendly.
- 1/2 cup coconut aminos
- 2 tbsp compliant ketchup (use this for paleo or an AIP ketchup like this)
- 1 tbsp blackstrap molasses
- 1 tsp coconut sugar
- 2 tsp garlic powder
- 2 tsp onion powder
- 1/2 tsp ginger powder
- 3/4 tsp salt
- 1/4 tsp black pepper (omit for AIP)
- 2 tbsp arrowroot starch
- 1 lb chicken breast, cubed
- 2 tbsp avocado oil
- 1 tbsp green onion, sliced
- Using a small bowl, stir the coconut aminos, blackstrap molasses, ketchup, coconut sugar, garlic, onion, and ginger powder together. Set aside.
- In a larger bowl, mix the salt, pepper, and arrowroot starch. Add the chicken to the bowl to thoroughly coat in the arrowroot starch mixture. Set aside.
- Using a large pan, heat the avocado oil over medium-high heat. Once the oil is hot, add the chicken to the pan. Cook on each side for about 3-4 minutes, rotating with tongs, until the internal temperature reaches 165 F.
- Reduce the heat to medium-low and pour the sauce mixture into the pan, stirring to coat the chicken and to allow the sauce to thicken for 2-3 minutes.
- Serve topped with green onion.
All nutritional information are estimations and will vary. Estimations do not include optional ingredients.
- Serving Size: 1 serving
- Calories: 292
- Fat: 10g
- Carbohydrates: 23.3g
- Fiber: 0.5g
- Protein: 25.9g