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Nutritional Profile of General Tso's Chicken (Chinese Restaurant)

We got 122 nutritional values in our nutrition profile for General Tso's Chicken (Chinese Restaurant).

Nutrient content compared to all foods

When comparing its nutrient content to all foods in our tool we find that it ranks very high (Top 25) for one nutrient:

Also, when compared to all foods, it ranks quite high (Top 100) for 16 additional nutrients.

With the highest ranking of them being

Nutrient content compared to foods in the same category

A comparison between its nutrient content to foods in the same category (Restaurant Foods) shows that it ranks first-class (Top 10) for 17 nutrients.

Most notable of them being

Additionally, a comparison to foods in the same category shows that it ranks notably well (Top 25) for 44 additional nutrients.

With the highest ranking of them being

You can find these and more nutrient rankings below.

Table of Contents

Nutrient Content Of General Tso's Chicken (Chinese Restaurant)

The nutrient content of food is mainly divided into macro- and micronutrients.

Below you'll first find a macronutrient profile that will give you a sense of how the measured macronutrients compare to each other.

Secondly you'll find a lipid (fat) profile that shows you the content of saturated, mono-, and polyunsaturated fatty acids.

After that you'll find our detailed nutrient profile with all measured nutrients.

Macronutrient profile of General Tso's Chicken (Chinese Restaurant)

Macronutrients are mainly divided into carbohydrates (carbs), lipids (fats), and protein.

In our macronutrient profile we also include water as we think that it gives a more complete picture of how nutrient dense the food is.

Figure 1. Macronutrient profile of General Tso's Chicken (Chinese Restaurant)

24%
16.4%
12.9%
45.2%
Carbs
Fats
Protein
Water

Percent of 100 grams of food. Values can differ from nutrient profile below due to rounding.

After the overview this macronutrient profile provided let's dive deeper and take a look at the lipid (fat) profile!

Lipid (fat) profile of General Tso's Chicken (Chinese Restaurant)

Lipids (fats) are a major part of the macronutrients in your food.

Lipids (fats), are divided into saturated and unsaturated fats. The unsaturated fats are then in turn divided into mono-, and polyunsaturated fats.

Here's a lipid (fat) profile to give you a sense of how the content of each type of fat compare to each other.

Figure 2. Lipid (fat) profile of General Tso's Chicken (Chinese Restaurant)

2.8%
3.9%
7.5%
Saturated
Mono
Poly

Percent of 100 grams of food. Values can differ from nutrient profile below due to rounding.

And now, let's look at the detailed nutrient profile!

Detailed nutrient profile of General Tso's Chicken (Chinese Restaurant)

Below we list all the nutrients that we have a measurement for. This is where you can find out what micronutrients there are in your food.

All nutrients are grouped together according to their type. Click on a nutrient type to show the individual nutrients. You can find other foods that contain the same nutrient by clicking on it.

If you can't find a specific nutrient, we recommend you go to our complete list of nutrients or try searching for it.

Nutrient Profile: General Tso's Chicken (Chinese Restaurant)

In food category: Restaurant Foods

Carbohydrates (7)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Carbohydrates, by difference
24 g
6.8 g
29
960
Fiber, total dietary
900 mg
255.1 mg
29
250
Fructose
510 mg
144.6 mg
37
352
Glucose
620 mg
175.8 mg
38
342
Starch
11.8 g
3.3 g
53
311
Sucrose
10.5 g
3 g
3
90
Sugars (Total incl. NLEA)
11.6 g
3.3 g
5
736
Fatty Acids (5)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Fatty Acids, total monounsaturated
3.9 g
1.1 g
28
1152
Fatty Acids, total polyunsaturated
7.5 g
2.1 g
18
374
Fatty Acids, total saturated
2.8 g
782.4 mg
46
1262
Fatty Acids, total trans
90 mg
25.5 mg
62
671
Total Lipid (Fat)
16.4 g
4.6 g
24
528
Saturated Fats (12)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Arachidic Acid (20:0)
38 mg
10.8 mg
23
191
Behenic Acid (22:0)
39 mg
11.1 mg
23
147
Butyric Acid (4:0)
7 mg
2 mg
35
451
Capric Acid (10:0)
1 mg
0.3 mg
48
531
Caprylic Acid (8:0)
8 mg
2.3 mg
34
396
Heptadecanoic Acid (17:0)
16 mg
4.5 mg
36
307
Lauric Acid (12:0)
3 mg
0.9 mg
45
707
Lignoceric Acid (24:0)
13 mg
3.7 mg
14
95
Myristic Acid (14:0)
29 mg
8.2 mg
54
1121
Palmitic Acid (16:0)
1.9 g
544.3 mg
31
1007
Pentadecanoic Acid (15:0)
5 mg
1.4 mg
41
171
Stearic Acid (18:0)
681 mg
193.1 mg
47
1012
Monounsaturated Fats (14)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Brassidic Acid (22:1 t)
3 mg
0.9 mg
3
12
cis-Erucic Acid (22:1 c)
4 mg
1.1 mg
6
50
Elaidic Acid (18:1 t)
29 mg
8.2 mg
64
636
Erucic Acid (22:1)
7 mg
2 mg
5
204
Heptadecenoic Acid (17:1)
13 mg
3.7 mg
22
177
Myristoleic Acid (14:1)
6 mg
1.7 mg
43
198
Nervonic Acid (24:1 c)
3 mg
0.9 mg
4
45
Oleate (18:1 c)
3.6 g
1 g
28
431
Oleic Acid (18:1)
3.6 g
1 g
32
1153
Palmitelaidic Acid (16:1 t)
2 mg
0.6 mg
32
84
Palmitoleate (16:1 c)
185 mg
52.4 mg
14
322
Palmitoleic Acid (16:1)
187 mg
53 mg
20
796
Paullinic Acid (20:1)
72 mg
20.4 mg
19
402
trans-Monoenoic Fatty Acids
34 mg
9.6 mg
59
622
Polyunsaturated Fats (18)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Adrenic Acid, AdA (22:4)
15 mg
4.3 mg
3
37
alpha-Linolenic Acid, ALA (18:3 n-3)
840 mg
238.1 mg
16
79
cis-Linoleic Acid (18:2 n-6 c,c)
6.5 g
1.8 g
20
133
Conjugated Linoleic Acid, CLA (18:2)
16 mg
4.5 mg
31
173
Dihomo-gamma-Linolenic Acid (20:3 n-6)
10 mg
2.8 mg
14
49
Docosahexaenoic Acid, DHA (22:6 n-3)
5 mg
1.4 mg
12
417
Docosapentaenoic Acid, DPA (22:5 n-3)
6 mg
1.7 mg
11
191
Eicosadienoic Acid (20:2 n-6 c,c)
11 mg
3.1 mg
12
133
Eicosapentaenoic Acid, EPA (20:5 n-3)
5 mg
1.4 mg
15
332
Eicosatetraenoic Acid, ETA (20:4)
60 mg
17 mg
8
234
Eicosatrienoic Acid (20:3)
11 mg
3.1 mg
14
65
Epoxyeicosatrienoic Acid, EET (20:3 n-3)
1 mg
0.3 mg
7
30
gamma-Linolenic Acid, GLA (18:3 n-6)
5 mg
1.4 mg
41
79
Linelaidic Acid (18:2 t)
56 mg
15.9 mg
36
139
Linoleic Acid (18:2 n-6)
6.5 g
1.9 g
20
389
Linolenic Acid (18:3)
845 mg
239.6 mg
21
233
Parinaric Acid (18:4)
1 mg
0.3 mg
5
164
trans-Polyenoic Fatty Acids
56 mg
15.9 mg
38
170
Amino Acids (19)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Alanine
752 mg
213.2 mg
22
335
Arginine
688 mg
195 mg
31
390
Aspartic Acid
1.2 g
340.2 mg
23
269
Betaine
5.5 mg
1.6 mg
19
273
Cystine
144 mg
40.8 mg
34
352
Glutamic Acid
2.4 g
680.4 mg
32
402
Glycine
606 mg
171.8 mg
24
468
Histidine
333 mg
94.4 mg
30
682
Isoleucine
564 mg
159.9 mg
31
493
Leucine
1 g
292 mg
28
242
Lysine
1.1 g
309 mg
23
246
Methionine
332 mg
94.1 mg
31
630
Phenylalanine
563 mg
159.6 mg
29
517
Proline
493 mg
139.8 mg
60
642
Serine
529 mg
150 mg
30
570
Threonine
552 mg
156.5 mg
19
511
Tryptophan
142 mg
40.3 mg
31
323
Tyrosine
389 mg
110.3 mg
30
664
Valine
607 mg
172.1 mg
34
482
Protein (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Protein
12.9 g
3.7 g
28
531
Water-soluble Vitamins (11)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Folate, DFE
15 µg
4.3 µg
16
440
Folate, food
6 µg
1.7 µg
20
283
Folate, total
11 µg
3.1 µg
31
381
Folic Acid
5 µg
1.4 µg
8
260
Niacin
2.9 mg
808 µg
27
1118
Pantothenic Acid
617 µg
174.9 µg
19
575
Riboflavin
118 µg
33.5 µg
46
693
Thiamin
27 µg
7.7 µg
60
857
Vitamin B12
0.2 µg
0.1 µg
40
708
Vitamin B6
202 µg
57.3 µg
31
779
Vitamin C
1.6 mg
453.6 µg
15
607
Fat-soluble Vitamins (19)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
alpha-Carotene
2 µg
0.6 µg
22
462
alpha-Tocopherol
1.2 mg
343 µg
21
522
alpha-Tocotrienol
20 µg
5.7 µg
12
89
beta-Carotene
37 µg
10.5 µg
36
1129
beta-Cryptoxanthin
9 µg
2.6 µg
7
176
beta-Tocopherol
150 µg
42.5 µg
12
69
delta-Tocopherol
2.8 mg
779.6 µg
15
49
gamma-Tocopherol
6.1 mg
1.7 mg
25
131
gamma-Tocotrienol
20 µg
5.7 µg
22
94
Lutein + Zeaxanthin
99 µg
28.1 µg
23
935
Lycopene
20 µg
5.7 µg
32
766
Menaquinone-4
7.2 µg
2 µg
3
51
Phylloquinone
38.2 µg
10.8 µg
13
557
Retinol
7 µg
2 µg
32
474
Vitamin A, IU
94 IU
26.6 IU
51
944
Vitamin A, RAE
11 µg
3.1 µg
42
702
Vitamin D (D2 + D3)
0.2 µg
0.1 µg
5
161
Vitamin D (D2 + D3), International Units
6 IU
1.7 IU
7
201
Vitamin D3
0.2 µg
0.1 µg
1
104
Minerals (10)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Calcium, Ca
12 mg
3.4 mg
61
539
Copper, Cu
46 µg
13 µg
51
803
Iron, Fe
1.2 mg
328.9 µg
25
805
Magnesium, Mg
18 mg
5.1 mg
23
342
Manganese, Mn
75 µg
21.3 µg
90
955
Phosphorus, P
127 mg
36 mg
52
537
Potassium, K
201 mg
57 mg
41
697
Selenium, Se
14.4 µg
4.1 µg
47
547
Sodium, Na
435 mg
123.3 mg
47
714
Zinc, Zn
1.3 mg
368.5 µg
24
783
Other Micronutrients (2)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Cholesterol
53 mg
15 mg
13
328
Choline
41.5 mg
11.8 mg
9
742
Water (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Water
45.2 g
12.8 g
67
1734
Other (3)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Ash
1.6 g
453.6 mg
57
500
Kcal (Energy)
295 kcal
83.6 kcal
21
393
KJ (Energy)
1,230 kj
348.7 kj
18
183
Figure 3. Nutritional profile of general tso's chicken (chinese restaurant) with 122 nutrient values.

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Common Serving Sizes Of General Tso's Chicken (Chinese Restaurant)

Here's some of the different portion/serving sizes to get a sense of the weight.

Amount / MeasurementWeight in GrWeight in Oz
Pieces53.0 g1.9 oz
Order535.0 g18.9 oz
Figure 4. Common serving sizes of general tso's chicken (chinese restaurant)

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