Menu Enter a recipe name, ingredient, keyword...

Copycat Panda Express Orange Chicken


Make your own takeout and stay in tonight! This copycat dinner nails everyone’s favorite Orange Chicken. With just a bit of spice, a little sweet and a lot of sticky, this crunchy, saucy chicken is insanely delish.

Google Ads
Rate this recipe 4.6/5 (5 Votes)


  • 1/4 cup orange juice concentrate
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts, diced
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 1 1/2 cups cornstarch
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
  • 1 cup coconut oil (for frying)
  • 2 cups vegetable oil (for frying)


Adapted from


Step 1

1. Preheat oven to 425°F. In a pot, combine orange juice concentrate, soy sauce, vinegar, sugar and red pepper flakes. Heat until boiling. Set aside.

2. In a large wok or skillet, heat coconut oil and vegetable oil to medium.

3. Add beaten eggs to a large bowl. In another bowl, combine cornstarch, salt and pepper. Dip chicken pieces in egg mixture, then in cornstarch, twice, finishing with a cornstarch layer.

4. Fry the battered chicken pieces in hot oil until golden brown. Transfer to a 9 x 9-inch baking dish.

5. Drizzle sauce over chicken. Bake for 15-20 minutes, stirring every 5 minutes to coat. Serve over sticky rice, if desired.

You'll also love

Review this recipe

Chipotle Orange Pork Ribs Orange Tapioca Salad