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Panda Express Orange Chicken

Posted in : Chicken on by : Daphne

Ingredients:

2 lbs boneless chicken pieces, skinned1 egg1 1/2 teaspoon saltWhite pepperOil (for frying)1/2 cup cornstarch PLUS1 tablespoon cornstarch1/4 cup flour1 tablespoon minced ginger root1 teaspoon minced garlic1 dash crushed hot red chilies1/4 cup chopped green onions1 tablespoon rice wine1/4 cup water1 teaspoon sesame oilOrange Chicken Sauce:1 1/2 tablespoon soy sauce1 1/2 tablespoon water5 tablespoons sugar5 tablespoons white vinegar

Instructions:

Cut chicken pieces into 2-inch squares and place in large bowl. Stir in egg, salt, pepper and 1 tablespoon 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 degrees. Add chicken pieces, small batch at time, and fry 3 to 4 minutes or until golden and crisp. (Do not overcook 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 tablespoon oil. Add ginger and garlic and stir-fry until fragrant. Add and stir-fry crushed chilies 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 tablespoon cornstarch until smooth. Add to chicken and heat until sauce is thickened. Stir in 1 tablespoon oil and sesame oil. Serve at once. You may want to add grated zest of 1 orange to the sauce for flavor.