Completely Keto General Tso’s Chicken

In the bustling streets of Chinatown, where the aroma of sizzling woks and tantalizing spices filled the air, there was a legendary chef known simply as Master Wong. With his culinary skills unmatched and his recipes whispered about in hushed tones, Master Wong’s restaurant was always abuzz with hungry patrons eager to taste his latest creations.

One fateful day, as Master Wong stood in his bustling kitchen, a mischievous twinkle gleamed in his eye as he pondered a new dish that would dazzle the taste buds of his loyal customers. Inspired by the vibrant flavors of traditional Chinese cuisine and the growing demand for keto-friendly options, Master Wong set out to create a Completely Keto General Tso’s Chicken like no other.

With a flourish of his chef’s knife and a sprinkle of his secret spices, Master Wong transformed tender chunks of boneless, skinless chicken thighs into golden nuggets of perfection. Using xanthan gum as his magical binder, he coated the chicken in a light, crispy crust that promised to rival even the most beloved takeout joints in town.

As the chicken sizzled in the hot oil, filling the kitchen with its irresistible aroma, Master Wong turned his attention to the creation of his signature General Tso sauce. Mixing wheat-free tamari sauce, rice vinegar, and a hint of fiery red chili paste, he balanced the flavors with a touch of sweetness from Swerve and a dash of xanthan gum to achieve the perfect silky texture.

But no General Tso’s Chicken would be complete without a generous sprinkle of spice, and Master Wong spared no expense in crafting his signature blend of red chili flakes, minced garlic, and freshly grated ginger. With each bite, diners would be transported to a culinary paradise, where bold flavors danced on their tongues and satisfied their cravings for something truly extraordinary.

And so, as the aroma of Master Wong’s Completely Keto General Tso’s Chicken wafted through the streets of Chinatown, word spread quickly of his latest masterpiece. Diners flocked to his restaurant from far and wide, eager to experience the magic of Master Wong’s kitchen and indulge in a dish that would forever change the way they thought about keto cuisine.

Completely Keto General Tso's Chicken

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Chinese
Keyword: general tso's chicken, keto general tso's chicken
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 6 people


Chicken Base

  • 1 lb boneless skinless chicken thighs cut into chunks
  • 1/4 cup xanthan gum

Oil For Frying

General Tso Sauce

  • 3 Tbsp wheat free tamari sauce
  • 3 Tbsp rice vinegar
  • 2 tsp red chili paste
  • 3 Tbsp swerve
  • 1 Tbsp xanthan gum
  • 1/4 cup water


  • 1/2 tsp red chili flakes
  • 3 garlic cloves miced
  • 1 tsp grated ginger


  1. Place the chicken in a medium sized bowl with xanthan gum and toss to coat.

  2. In a small bowl, stir together the soy sauce, rice vinegar, chili paste, sweetener, 1 tablespoon xanthan gum and water. Set aside.

  3. Heat avocado oil in a large skillet and fry the chicken in batches. Place on a paper towel lined plate to dry.

  4. Drain all but a tablespoon of oil from the skillet and add chili flakes, garlic and ginger. Cook 1-2 minutes until fragrant.

  5. Pour the sauce into the skillet and stir on low until it thickens. Add the chicken back to the pan, toss in the sauce and cook 1-2 minutes more.

  6. Top with sesame seeds and serve with broccoli or cauliflower rice.

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