Easy Orange Chicken

Copycat Panda Express Orange Chicken

Copycat Panda Express Orange Chicken

This Copycat Panda Express Orange Chicken recipe is a delicious and easy way to recreate the popular Chinese-American dish at home. The chicken is marinated in a sweet and tangy orange sauce, and is sure to be a hit with the whole family.

Ingredients:

* 2 lbs boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch cubes
* 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
* 2 eggs, beaten
* 1/2 cup cornstarch
* 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
* 1/2 teaspoon salt
* 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
* 1/4 cup vegetable oil
* 1/2 cup orange juice
* 1/4 cup soy sauce
* 1/4 cup rice vinegar
* 1/4 cup honey
* 2 cloves garlic, minced
* 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger
* 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
* 2 tablespoons cornstarch
* 2 tablespoons cold water

Instructions:

1. In a medium bowl, combine the flour, eggs, cornstarch, baking powder, salt, and pepper.
2. Add the chicken cubes to the bowl and toss to coat.
3. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
4. Add the chicken cubes to the skillet and cook for 5-7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the chicken is golden brown and cooked through.
5. In a small bowl, whisk together the orange juice, soy sauce, rice vinegar, honey, garlic, ginger, and red pepper flakes.
6. Pour the sauce over the chicken and bring to a simmer.
7. In a small bowl, whisk together the cornstarch and cold water.
8. Add the cornstarch mixture to the skillet and stir until the sauce thickens.
9. Serve the orange chicken over steamed rice.

Nutritional Information:

* Calories: 437
* Fat: 11.3g
* Carbohydrates: 44.3g
* Protein: 33.2g
* Sodium: 1020mg

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