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Easy Chinese Orange Chicken

Prepare time: 15 mins
Cook: 15 mins
Ready in: 30 mins
Servings: 4

This Chinese Orange Chicken is made with crispy fried chicken coated in a sticky orange chicken sauce. This copycat version tastes just like the Orange Chicken entree at Panda Express but even better!



  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken thighs, about 6 thighs, or 3 chicken breasts*
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 ¼ cups water
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil, canola, sunflower etc.
  • vegetable oil , for frying depending on the size of your pan


  • 1 large orange, you’ll need the juice and zest
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • ¼ cup rice vinegar, or white vinegar
  • ½ cup brown sugar, packed
  • 2 large garlic cloves, minced, or 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch, mixed with 1 tbsp water

Garnishes (optional):

  • sesame seeds
  • green onions, chopped
  • red pepper flakes

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