Panda Express Spicy Chicken

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by Iron Woman

Courtesy of Panda Management Company. Enjoy!

Top Review by Covelli

Not quite Panda, but absolutely excellent! I think they're leaving out some secret ingredient here and I'm going to keep tinkering with it until I get it! Oh and I substituted Mirin for the shaosing wine (all I could find) and the chayotes are zuccini...I already knew that b/c I always ordered the dish in CA, but wanted to put it out there for those that have never had Panda Express. Thanks for sharing this! It's a great find!!!!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat a pot of boiling water to cook chayote. At the same time, heat 1/4 cup of oil in wok until hot. Add chicken and stir-fry until done.
  2. Add onions and bell peppers and stir quickly until crisp. Remove and drain. Set aside.
  3. Add chayote to boiling water for 60 seconds or until crisp and done. Remove and drain; set aside.
  4. Heat 2 tablespoons of oil in wok until hot. Add whole dry chile peppers, garlic and ginger. Stir fry until fragrant.
  5. Add all remaining ingredients except cornstarch mixture.
  6. Bring to a boil.
  7. Slowly stir in cornstarch mixture.
  8. Add chicken and vegetables. Coat evenly with sauce.
  9. Add roasted peanuts. Flavor with sesame oil if desired. Remove and serve on platter.

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