Day 70: Orange Chicken

Craving some Panda Express goodness but ECQ? Here’s a recipe of Panda Express’ Orange chicken to save some tummys. 🙂


  • Chicken
  • Breading mix
  • Soy sauce
  • Lemon
  • Ginger (minced)
  • Garlic (minced)
  • 1/4 cup of sugar
  • 1/4 cup of orange juice
  • 1/4 cup of vinegar
  • Water + 2 tablespoons of cornstarch


  1. Marinate chicken in soy sauce and lemon for 30 minutes.
  2. Coat marinated chicken in breading mix then fry
  3. Remove from pan then add oil.
  4. When oil begins to simmer, add ginger and garlic.
  5. Add the sugar and brown sugar, and stir to combine.
  6. Add in the orange juice and allow the sugars to begin to dissolve in the liquid, stirring occasionally.
  7. Add in the vinegar and soy sauce, and stir to combine.
  8. Add the cornstarch and water together and whisk to combine. Add to the pan and stir.
  9. Continue to cook the sauce until maple syrup consistency is achieved.
  10. Add in the fried chicken and stir until completely coated in the sauce. Top with sesame if available. Enjoy!
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