Low Carb General Tsos Chicken recipe in a skillet

Low Carb General Tso's Chicken

An easy to cook low carb keto friendly General Tso's Chicken that's a perfect weeknight meal.

Course Main Course
Cuisine Chinese / American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Marinate 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 322 kcal
Author Sheena Strain


  • 2 pound skinless boneless chicken thighs (about 6 thighs) chopped into 1 inch pieces

General Tso's Chicken Marinade

General Tso's Chicken Sauce

Stir Fry Ingredients


  1. Mix all the marinade ingredients together and add the cut up chicken thighs and marinate for 30 minutes.

  2. Stir fry the chicken using a little oil over a medium high heat for 3-5 minutes, then remove it from the pan and set aside.

  3. Add all the General Tso's Chicken Sauce ingredients to the wok or cast iron skillet and reduce it over a medium heat for about 10 minutes. Add the chilis in the last three minutes. 

  4. Return the cooked chicken to the pan with the sauce, add the toasted sesame oil and green onions and cook for one minute or until warmed though

  5. Serve hot with a sprinkle of toasted sesame seeds.

Recipe Notes

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Nutrition Facts
Low Carb General Tso's Chicken
Amount Per Serving
Calories 322 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 215mg72%
Sodium 1298mg56%
Potassium 701mg20%
Carbohydrates 4g1%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 46g92%
Vitamin A 215IU4%
Vitamin C 3.4mg4%
Calcium 34mg3%
Iron 2.5mg14%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.