General Tso's Chicken
1 T sesame oil
2 lbs chicken thighs, skinless, boneless, large dice
3 cloves garlic, minced
3-inch piece ginger, peeled, grated
½ c chicken stock
⅓ c soy sauce
⅓ c rice vinegar
1 c hoisin sauce
¼ c brown sugar
1 t red pepper flakes
2 T cornstarch
2 T water
¼ c scallions, thin sliced (garnish)
Cooked white rice
Set pressure cooker to “sear”, add sesame oil, and press “start/stop”. When oil is hot, add chicken, garlic, and ginger. Stir until chicken is golden brown, about 5 minutes.
Add chicken stock, soy sauce, rice vinegar, hoisin sauce, brown sugar, and pepper flakes. Stir again.
Close and lock lid, set pressure cooker to “poultry”, adjust time to 2 minutes, and press “start/stop”.
When done, natural release for 10 minutes, then do a quick release to make sure all pressure is released before opening lid.
In a bowl, whisk cornstarch with water. Mix well. Carefully open lid and add cornstarch.
Set pressure cooker to “sear” and press “start/stop”. Bring up to a simmer and stir until thick. Serve with cooked white rice and garnish with scallions.