General Tso Chicken Wings

General Tso’s-inspired chicken wing as seen on season 21 of Hell’s Kitchen episode 2.



  • 1/2 c dark soy
  • 3/4 c dry sherry
  • 3/4 c rice vinegar
  • 1 c chicken stock
  • 1 1/4 c sugar
  • 2 tbsp Sesame oil
  • 1/4 c cornstarch
  • 1/4 garlic, minced
  • 1/4 ginger, minced
  • 1/4 c scallion, white parts only
  • 20 dried thai chili
  • Chicken Wings


General Tso Sauce:

Heat 1 tbsp. Oil in a sauce pan. Sweat the garlic, ginger, and scallions for 3-4 minutes then add the chilis. Add the wet ingredients and corn starch and bring to a boil for 2 minutes. Reserve for use.

Chicken Wings:

Fry at 250 for 10-11 minutes. Strain and cool on a cooling rack. Bring oil to 375, toss chicken wings in cornstarch or potato starch and fry for 3-4 minutes. Strain and season with salt. Pour sauce over wings and toss to coat. Garnish with togarashi, furikake, crushed peanuts and chives.