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A copycat recipe from Panda Express. This chicken is tangy and flavorful. Give it a try! I'm sure you and your family will enjoy it.
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- 2 lbs boneless skinless chicken, chopped into bite sized pieces
- 1 egg
- 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
- white pepper
- oil (for frying)
- 1/2 cup cornstarch, plus
- 1 tablespoon cornstarch
- 1/4 cup flour
- 1 tablespoon gingerroot, minced
- 1 teaspoon garlic, minced
- 1/2 teaspoon crushed hot red chili pepper
- 1/4 cup green onion, chopped
- 1 tablespoon rice wine
- 1/4 cup water
- 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil
Orange Sauce for Stir Fry
- 1Place chicken pieces in large bowl.
- 2Stir in egg, salt, pepper and 1 tablespoon oil and mix well.
- 3Stir cornstarch and flour together.
- 4Coat with egg mixture.
- 5Coat with flour mixture.
- 6Add chicken pieces, stirring to coat.
- 7Heat oil for deep-frying in wok or deep-fryer to 375 degrees.
- 8Add chicken, small batches at a time, and fry 3 to 4 minutes or until golden crisp.
- 9(Do not overcook chicken).
- 10Remove chicken from oil with slotted spoon and drain on paper towels; set aside.
- 11Clean wok and heat 15 seconds over high heat.
- 12Add 1 tablespoon oil.
- 13Add ginger and garlic and stir-fry until fragrant; about 10 seconds.
- 14Add and stir-fry crushed chiles and green onions.
- 15Add rice wine and stir 3 seconds.
- 16Add Orange Sauce and bring to boil.
- 17Add cooked chicken, stirring until well mixed.
- 18Stir water into remaining 1 tablespoon cornstarch until smooth and add to chicken.
- 19Heat until sauce is thickned.
- 20Stir in sesame oil and orange zest if desired.
- 21Serve over jasmine rice.
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Nutritional Facts for Panda Express Orange Chicken
Serving Size: 1 (228 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 6
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 304.9
- Calories from Fat 46
- Total Fat 5.1 g
- Saturated Fat 1.1 g
- Cholesterol 128.0 mg
- Sodium 1023.8 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 26.6 g
- Dietary Fiber 0.4 g
- Sugars 10.7 g
- Protein 34.4 g
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