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General Tso’s Shrimp and Broccoli

General Tso's Shrimp and Broccoli

Katerina | Diethood
Crisp tender broccoli and fresh succulent shrimp mingle in a spicy, sweet, and savory General Tso’s sauce.
Servings : 4
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes


For the Marinade and Shrimp:
For the Sauce:
For the Vegetables:
  • ¼ cup vegetable oil, divided
  • 1 head broccoli, cut into bite-size florets
  • 4 green onions, cut into ½-inch pieces
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • Red pepper flakes, optional
  • Sesame seeds, for garnish, optional
  • Prepared Rice, for serving


For the Marinade
  • In a mixing bowl whisk together the egg white, soy sauce, dry sherry, and cornstarch.
  • Add the shrimp and toss to coat.
  • Cover with plastic wrap and set aside for 10 minutes.
For the General Tso's Sauce
  • In a separate medium mixing bowl combine the chili sauce, soy sauce, dry sherry, hoisin sauce, sesame oil, cornstarch, and water; whisk until incorporated. Set aside.
For the Stir Fry
  • Add half of the vegetable oil to a wok or large skillet and heat it over high-heat.
  • Remove shrimp from marinade; discard marinade.
  • In batches, cook the shrimp for about 1 minute per side, or until they turn pink.
  • Remove from skillet and set aside on a plate.
  • Add remaining oil to the skillet and heat it up.
  • Stir in broccoli florets and cook for 3 minutes.
  • Stir in green onions and continue to cook for 2 more minutes.
  • Stir in garlic; cook for 10 seconds.
  • Stir previously prepared General Tso's sauce and add it to the skillet; cook for a minute or two, or until thickened.
  • Add shrimp back to the skillet and stir around to coat in the sauce; cook for a minute or until heated through.
  • Remove skillet from heat.
  • Arrange shrimp and broccoli over cooked rice.
  • Garnish with red pepper flakes and sesame seeds.
  • Serve.


Calories: 296 kcal | Carbohydrates: 29 g | Protein: 7 g | Fat: 18 g | Saturated Fat: 12 g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2 g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3 g | Cholesterol: 1 mg | Sodium: 878 mg | Potassium: 573 mg | Fiber: 5 g | Sugar: 15 g | Vitamin A: 1067 IU | Vitamin C: 138 mg | Calcium: 90 mg | Iron: 2 mg

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Asian
Keyword: general tso sauce, shrimp stir fry, stir fry