Main Dishes

Orange Chicken

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https://www.dinneratthezoo.com/orange-chicken/

This orange chicken is a Panda Express copycat recipe with crispy chicken in a sweet and tangy orange sauce. My version tastes just as good as the restaurant version and is easy to make at home!

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For the chicken::
1 1/2 lbs boneless skinless chicken thighs ( cut into 1 inch pieces )
2 eggs ( lightly beaten )
salt and pepper to taste
1/2 cup all purpose flour
1/2 cup cornstarch
oil for frying
1 tbsp sesame seeds
1/4 cup sliced green onions
For the orange sauce::
2 tsp vegetable oil
2 tsp minced fresh ginger
1 tsp minced garlic
1 cup orange juice
1/4 cup soy sauce
1/2 cup brown sugar
2 tsp orange zest ( plus additional for garnish if desired )
1/2 tsp crushed red pepper
2 tbsp rice vinegar
1 tsp sesame oil
1/2 cup water
2 tbsp corn starch
  • Place the eggs in a bowl; add salt and pepper to taste.
  • Mix together the flour and cornstarch and place in a shallow bowl or on a plate.
  • Heat 3 inches of oil in a deep pan to 350...
    See the full directions on my site
Nutritions

Calories
278

Sodium
714mg
29% DV

Fat
6g
10% DV

Protein
10g
21% DV

Carbs
45g
15% DV

Fiber
2g
8% DV