General Tso’s Spicy Chicken

The third offering that I have tried from Healthy Choice Cafe Steamers, General Tso’s Spicy Chicken is tasty, but nothing like the dish you would purchase from a Chinese restaurant.

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Again, the dry ingredients are kept out of the sauce by its packaging. The carrots, peas, and red pepper are not crisp, but not mushy either. The chicken and rice have a nice flavor. The flavor of chicken, in particular, makes me wonder why in this entree it can taste like a chicken while the first frozen dinner I tried from Healthy Choice it tasted like nothing.

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The sauce is tasty, a good balance of sweet and sour. It is not anything like what you get if you were to order take-out, but there is enough to coat everything in the dinner.  And, it is NOT spicy. The box lists the spice level as two chiles out of five. A two pepper rating is very generous. There is no heat to this entree what-so-ever.

I have never had peas and carrots in general Tso’s, but that isn’t a bad thing. The rice has texture and the chicken tastes good. Everything goes together well and overall it was a tasty dish.

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I will get this dinner again when I am looking for something to eat in the frozen food section.

 

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