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General Tso's Chicken Dip

This creamy General Tso's Chicken Dip has the same sweet and spicy flavors as the classic Chinese take out dish, but in a shareable and delicious appetizer form.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine: American, Chinese
Keyword: brown sugar, chicken, cream cheese, dip, garlic, general tso's, ginger, green onion, hoisin, jalapeno, sesame seeds, soy sauce, spicy, sriracha, sweet
Servings: 16 people
Calories: 214.57kcal



  • 3 tbsp rice vinegar
  • ½ cup soy sauce
  • 3 tbsp hoisin sauce
  • cup chicken broth
  • cup brown sugar
  • 1 tsp ginger
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tsp crushed red pepper more or less to taste
  • 1 tbsp corn starch
  • 1 tbsp sriracha more or less to taste


  • 16 oz cream cheese softened
  • cup mayonaise
  • 1-2 jalapeños minced
  • 3 cups chicken cooked and shredded
  • Sesame seeds and green onion for topping


For the sauce

  • Combine all of the ingredients for the sauce in a small sauce pan. Place on the stove over medium high heat. Whisk continuously until the sauce comes to a boil and begins to thicken. Set aside.

For the dip

  • Preheat the oven to 350° and grease a small baking dish.
  • In a medium bowl, combine the cream cheese, mayo and jalapenos. Spread this mixture out in the bottom of the baking dish.
  • Add the shredded chicken to the sauce and mix to combine. Pour this mixture over the cream cheese mixture. Bake uncovered in the preheated oven for 30 minutes.
  • Top with the sesame seeds and green onion and serve with sesame crackers.


Sodium: 514.37mg | Calcium: 36.45mg | Vitamin C: 2.27mg | Vitamin A: 447.53IU | Sugar: 6.54g | Fiber: 0.22g | Potassium: 88.71mg | Cholesterol: 42.82mg | Calories: 214.57kcal | Saturated Fat: 7.02g | Fat: 18.37g | Protein: 4.26g | Carbohydrates: 8.46g | Iron: 0.46mg