Chicken Orange Panda Express

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp of white pepper
  • 1 1/2 tsp of salt
  • 2 chicken breasts, cubed
  • 1/2 cup of corn starch
  • 1/4 cup of flour
  • vegetable oil for frying
  • 1 Tbsp. of oil
  • 2 tsp of garlic
  • 1 Tbsp. of ginger
  • 1/2 tsp of red chili flakes
  • 1 Tbsp. of rice wine
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp. of soy sauce
  • 5 Tbsp. of vinegar
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp. of water
  • 3 1/2 Tbsp. of sugar
  • 1 Tbsp. of orange zest
  • 1 Tbsp. of corn starch slurry (1 Tbsp. of corn starch dissolved in 1 Tbsp. of water)
  • Chopped scallions for garnish

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INTRUCTIONS

  • Combine the egg, white pepper and salt in a mixing bowl. Add the cubed chicken breast, make sure it’s coated with the egg mixture.
  • In another bowl, combine corn starch and flour. Add the coated chicken to the flour mixture. Stir to coat.
  • Working in batches, fry the coated chicken until golden and done. Remove with a slotted spoon and set aside.
  • In a large pan or work, add oil, garlic, ginger and red chili flakes. Stir fry until fragrant. Add rice wine and stir for a few seconds. Proceed to add all of the other sauce ingredients, including soy sauce, vinegar, water, sugar and orange zest.
  • Add the fried chicken. Stir to coat in sauce. Thicken the sauce with the corn starch slurry. Garnish with chopped scallions and serve with rice. Enjoy!