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General Tso Chickpeas + Broccoli

Vegan General Tso's chickpea stir-fry loaded with fresh veggies like broccoli and red bell peppers. Quick homemade General Tso's sauce is ready in minutes!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Chinese
Keyword: chickpeas, stirfry, vegan
Servings: 4
Author: Sarah Ricci


General Tso Sauce

  • 1/2 cup Vegetable Broth
  • 3 tbsp Tomato Paste
  • 1 tbsp Peanut Butter
  • 2 tbsp Aminos or Soy Sauce
  • 2 tbsp Rice Vinegar
  • 2 tsp Sriracha or Chili Sauce add extra for desired heat level
  • 2 tsp Sesame Oil
  • 2 tsp Honey Mustand any mustard will work here
  • 2 tsp Cornstarch

Chickpea + Broccoli Stir-Fry

  • 1 15 oz Cooked Can Chickpeas drained
  • 2 tbsp Coconut Oil or other favorite oil
  • 1 Broccoli Crown cut into florets
  • 1 Red Bell Pepper cut into thin strips
  • 2 Cloves Garlic minced
  • 4 Green Onions chopped for garnish
  • 2 cups Cooked Brown Rice optional


  • If you are serving this dish with rice begin to prepare rice as instructed on package.
  • Prepare General Tso sauce by whisking together all ingredients as listed above in a small bowl.
  • Heat oil in a large skillet over high heat. When the oil is hot, add the garlic, broccoli and bell pepper strips, stirring continuously for a few minutes until veggies are tender!
  • Stir in the General Tso's sauce and drained chickpeas. Cook for about 2 more minutes, continuing to stir frequently, or until the mixture is hot throughout.  Add more Aminos/Soy Sauce or chili sauce to taste!!
  • Serve with side of brown rice; garnish with green onions and additional chili sauce as desired.