While the taste of this is fine there is just WAY TOO much cornstarch in it. I put about 1/2 what was called for when I coated the chicken, and it was plenty. As for the sauce, it was so thick we had to add about 5 times the amount of water called for to thin it down at the end. And we were so desperately trying to get it to thin down before it hardened into concrete that we really didn't have time to think about WHAT we were thinning it with, so it was totally watery, and then we had to add back in some soy sauce, vinegar, and broth and sugar to get back to having some flavor. It was a big hit when all was said and done, but I have to believe the 1/2 "cup" cornstarch is a mistake. About 2 Tablespoons would have been more than enough, especially since the chicken is coated with it as well, which also helps thicken the sauce. Anyway, there are a lot of other Gen. Tso's chicken recipes out there - all more or less the same basic ingredients and procedure - and I would recommend trying a different one.
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While the taste of this is fine there is just WAY TOO much cornstarch in it. I put about 1/2...