Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Orange Chicken - - - - Better than Panda Express!

When I made this in the past, the family loved it! As I was looking for something posted in the past, I realized that I never got this on, so here it is. I will photograph it as I make for dinner tonight and add those in the next couple of days.
Since the whole family loves it and it freezes so well, I will make the pantry version next week and post it then.
Panda Express Orange Chicken Recipe #103215
A copycat recipe from Panda Express. This chicken is tangy and flavorful. Give it a try! I'm sure you and your family will enjoy it. by KatieMom84 - - - - 45 min | 15 min prep - - - - - - SERVES 6
Orange Sauce for Stir Fry
  1. Place chicken pieces in large bowl.
  2. Stir in egg, salt, pepper and 1 tablespoon oil and mix well.
  3. Stir cornstarch and flour together.
  4. Add chicken pieces, stirring to coat.
  5. Heat oil for deep-frying in wok or deep-fryer to 375 degrees.
  6. Add chicken, small batches at a time, and fry 3 to 4 minutes or until golden crisp.
  7. (Do not overcook chicken).
  8. Remove chicken from oil with slotted spoon and drain on paper towels; set aside.
  9. Clean wok and heat 15 seconds over high heat.
  10. Add 1 tablespoon oil.
  11. Add ginger and garlic and stir-fry until fragrant; about 10 seconds.
  12. Add and stir-fry crushed chiles and green onions.
  13. Add rice wine and stir 3 seconds.
  14. Add Orange Sauce and bring to boil.
  15. Stir water into remaining 1 tablespoon cornstarch until smooth and add to chicken.
  16. Heat until sauce is thickened
  17. Add cooked chicken, stirring until well mixed.
  18. Stir in sesame oil and orange zest if desired.
  19. Serve over jasmine rice.
To see pictures click HERE.   To try the pantry style,  click HERE.