Paleo General Chicken (or General Tso’s Chicken) is crispy tender breaded pan-fried chicken engulfed in delicious sauce.

This soy-free, refined sugar-free, gluten-free General Chicken recipe is a healthier take on the classic takeout dish.

"This was delicious. The family loved it. It was the easiest version of General’s chicken I have found. I will stick with this one from now on."

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Sauce: – coconut aminos – maple syrup or honey – molasses or coconut sugar – rice vinegar – tomato paste – sesame oil – garlic – sriracha



Add all the ingredients for the sauce to a bowl and whisk together until combined. Set aside until ready to use.

Whisk the egg in a mixing bowl and add the chopped chicken. Use a spoon to stir the chicken and egg together until all of the pieces are well-coated.


Add the tapioca flour to the mixing bowl with the chicken.



Stir well until the chicken is coated in egg and tapioca flour.

Heat the avocado oil in a large non-stick skillet over medium-high heat. Add half of the chicken and cook (in a single layer), stirring occasionally, until browned and crispy, about 2 to 3 minutes.


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