Panda Express Orange Chicken Copycat

Recipe by MissTiff16
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READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • For Sauce: Combine all ingredients in a small bowl and set aside.
  • Chicken: Cut chicken pieces in 2-inch squares and place in large bowl. Stir in egg, salt, pepper and 1 TB oil and mix well. Stir cornstarch and flour together.
  • Add chicken pieces, stirring to coat.
  • Heat oil for deep-frying in wok or deep-fryer to 375°F Add chicken pieces, a small batch at a time, and fry 3 to 4 minutes or until golden and crisp.
  • (Do not overcook chicken or chicken will be tough). Remove chicken from oil with slotted spoon and drain on paper towels. Set aside.
  • Clean wok and heat 15 seconds over high heat. Add 1 TB oil. Add ginger and garlic and stir-fry until fragrant. Add and stir-fry crushed chiles and green onions. Add rice wine and stir 3 seconds. Add Orange Sauce and bring to boil. Add cooked chicken, stirring until well mixed. Stir water into remaining 1 TB cornstarch until smooth. Add to chicken and heat until sauce is thick. Stir in 1 ts sesame oil. Serve at once.
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