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General Tso’s Shrimp and Broccoli

General Tso's Shrimp and Broccoli

8 9 8
WW Freestyle: 8
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Crisp tender broccoli and fresh succulent shrimp mingle in a spicy, sweet, and savory General Tso’s sauce.
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Asian
Servings: 4
Calories: 296


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.
Nutrition Facts
General Tso's Shrimp and Broccoli
Amount Per Serving
Calories 296 Calories from Fat 162
% Daily Value*
Fat 18g28%
Saturated Fat 12g60%
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
Cholesterol 1mg0%
Sodium 878mg37%
Potassium 573mg16%
Carbohydrates 29g10%
Fiber 5g20%
Sugar 15g17%
Protein 7g14%
Vitamin A 1067IU21%
Vitamin C 138mg167%
Calcium 90mg9%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keywords: general tso sauce, shrimp stir fry, stir fry