How to Make General Tso’s Beef at Home

As a certified sociopath, I am all about indulging in something delicious from time to time. And what better way to do it than to try my hand at making a General Tso’s beef recipe? As it turns out, this delectable dish of beef cooked in a sweet and savory sauce is incredibly easy to make at home. I shall share the recipe – and all its secrets – with you here.


  • 1 lb. cubed beef
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • ¼ cup soy sauce
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 2 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh ginger root
  • 1 tablespoon chili sauce
  • 1/4 cup water


  • Place the beef cubes in a large bowl and sprinkle the cornstarch over them. Toss well to coat the cubes.
  • In a small bowl, mix together the soy sauce, ground ginger, white sugar, white vinegar, minced garlic, chopped fresh ginger root, chili sauce, and water.
  • Heat the sesame oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the beef cubes and quickly stir-fry them for 8 to 10 minutes.
  • Pour in the soy sauce mixture and cook until the beef cubes are coated with the sauce and heated through, about 5 minutes.
  • Serve the beef over steamed white rice.


This General Tso’s beef recipe is a great way to indulge in a delicious dish without needing to leave your house. The beef cubes are simmered in a savory sauce that perfectly balances sweet and tart flavors, making it a must-try dish. So go ahead, give it a shot and enjoy the results!