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Panda Express Orange Chicken Recipe

If you love Panda Express, you can make this delicious meal at home easily. I was amazed on how easy it is just to cook Orange Chicken.

Orange Chicken (Panda Express’s Original Recipe

Batter Recipe

Cut up chicken thighs into 1 inch strips

1 tsp salt

1 tsp white peppercorn

1 cup corn starch

3 cups flour

1 egg

2 1/2 cup water

2 tbsp oil

Mix all ingredients and stir till smooth

place chicken in batter and coat evenly

chill for 30 mins

Fry in oil at 350 degrees for 6 – 8 mins with occasional rotating chicken. Cook until 175 degrees internally.

Orange Sauce

1 tbsp oil

1/4 tsp chili flake

1/2 tsp ginger

1 tsp garlic

1/4 cup sugar

1/4 cup brown sugar

1/4 cup orange juice

1/4 cup vinegar

2 tbsp soy sauce

1 tbsp sesame seed oil

2tbsp water 1 tbsp corn starch Mixed

On low heat, toast the chili flakes then add the garlic and ginger and sweat the garlic and ginger. Add orange juice, vinegar, sesame seed oil and soy sauce bring up to heat and cook off the vinegar for about 2 – 3 mins. Add brown and white sugar and stir till dissolved. Add the mixed water and corn starch to the sauce and turn off heat. Stir sauce till it thickens and looks like a beautiful glaze.

Coat your fried chicken pieces in the sauce on all sides. Garnish with Chopped green onions and sesame seeds.


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