Panda Express Orange Chicken Copycat Recipe: 30-Minute Orange Chicken Recipe Takes a Shortcut by 30Seconds Food

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Panda Express Orange Chicken Copycat Recipe: 30-Minute Orange Chicken Recipe Takes a Shortcut

This copycat Panda Express orange chicken recipe has a cool shortcut: frozen popcorn chicken. Why not? Kids love popcorn chicken, so they may be more inclined to try something new if an ingredient they recognize is in the mix.

Cuisine: Asian
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes

Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 bag (16 ounces) frozen popcorn chicken
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 2 carrots, julienned 
  • 1/2 cup frozen edamame, thawed (optional)
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 teaspoons orange zest
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1/3 cup hoisin sauce
  • 2 tablespoons sugar

Here's how to make it:

  1. Cook the chicken according to package directions.
  2. While the chicken cooks, heat the oil in a skillet. Add the carrots and edamame, if using, and cook about 5 minutes. Add the garlic and cook 30 seconds.
  3. Add the zest, juice, hoisin sauce and sugar. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer about 5 minutes. 
  4. Add the chicken and stir to coat. Serve with rice. 

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Donna John
I love this shortcut! One of my favorite meals is the frozen orange chicken from Trader Joe's, which starts with frozen chicken. Yum!
Elisa A. Schmitz 30Seconds
This sounds so easy and delicious - my favorite type of recipe. #yum
Cassiday
This looks yummy 🍚

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