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Homemade Panda Express Orange Chicken

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Panda Express Orange Chicken at home!

35MIN

Total Cooking Time

16

Ingredients
Nicko's Kitchen
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Ingredients
US / METRIC
Servings:
1
Serves 1
1 cup
Water
1 Tbsp
Rice Wine
1/4 cup
Distilled White Vinegar
1/2 tsp
Sesame Oil
1
Orange , zested
1
Egg , whisked
1/2 cup
1/2 tsp
to taste
Vegetable Oil
to taste
White Rice , cooked
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Directions

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Step 1
Into a sauce pan over medium heat add Water (1 cup) , Rice Wine (1 Tbsp) , Distilled White Vinegar (1/4 cup) , Sesame Oil (1/2 tsp) , Soy Sauce (3 Tbsp) , zest of the Orange (1) , Granulated Sugar (1 Tbsp) and Corn Flour (1 tsp) . Whisk well and bring to a boil then reduce the heat and simmer for 20 minutes.
Step 2
Cut Boneless, Skinless Chicken Thighs (1 lb) into 1-inch pieces.
Step 3
Place the Egg (1) in one bowl, and in another bowl, mix All-Purpose Flour (1/4 cup) , Corn Flour (1/2 cup) , Salt (1/2 tsp) and Ground Black Pepper (1 pinch) .
Step 4
Coat the chicken chunks in the egg then in the flour mixture. Repeat this step again so you get a thick coating on the chicken.
Step 5
Transfer the coated chicken chunks to a fryer or deep pot with Vegetable Oil (to taste) set to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).
Step 6
Deep fry for 8-10 minutes, or until golden and cooked through. Drain excess oil on a paper towel.
Step 7
Coat the fried chicken chunks in the orange syrup.
Step 8
To serve add White Rice (to taste) into a bowl and place orange chicken on top. Enjoy!

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