General Tso’s chicken

This sweet and spicy deep fried chicken is deliciously sweet and sticky



1.Preheat an air fryer to 200°C.
2.Beat egg in a large bowl. Add chicken and turn to coat. In another bowl, stir together 1/3 cup cornflour, salt and white pepper. Transfer chicken to cornflour mix and stir to coat.
3.Working in batches, transfer chicken to fryer basket. (Do not crowd.) Cook, shaking once, for 12 minutes or until cooked through. Let stand for 3-5 minutes to dry. If chicken is still damp on one side, cook for 1-2 minutes more.
4.Whisk together remaining 2 tsp cornflour, broth, soy sauce, tomato sauce, sugar, and rice vinegar.
5.Heat canola oil and chillies in a large frying pan over medium heat until gently sizzling. Add ginger and garlic; cook, stirring, for 30 seconds or until fragrant.
6.Whisk cornflour mixture again, then stir into frying pan. Increase heat to medium-high. Cook until sauce begins to bubble. Add chicken, stirring to coat. Continue cooking for 1 minute or until sauce thickens. Remove pan from heat. Stir in 1 tablespoon spring onion and sesame oil.
7.Top with sesame seeds and the remaining spring onion.

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