Copycat P.F. Chang’s Orange Peel Chicken Secret Recipe

P.F. Chang's Orange Peel Chicken
Copycat P.F. Chang’s Orange Peel Chicken

A copycat version of a P.F. Chang’s favorite, tossed with a mild chili sauce and fresh orange peel.

Copycat P.F. Chang’s Orange Peel Chicken Secret Recipe – A copycat version of a P.F. Chang’s favorite, tossed with a mild chili sauce and fresh orange peel. – Vegetable Oil, Garlic ((minced)), Green Onions ((sliced)), Tomato Sauce, Water, Granulated Sugar, Chili Garlic Sauce, Soy Sauce, Vegetable Oil, Chicken Breast Fillets, Egg ((beaten)), Milk, Flour, Peel from 1/4 orange ((julienned, into 1/8 inch thick strips)), Prepare sauce by heating 1 tablespoon of oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add minced garlic and sliced green onions. Add tomato sauce and water quickly before the garlic burns. Add sugar, chili garlic sauce and soy sauce and bring to a boil. Simmer 5 to 6 minutes or until sauce thickens, then turn off the heat.
; Prepare the chicken by heating 1/2 cup oil in a wok over medium heat. Slice uncooked chicken-breast fillets into bite-size pieces. Combine beaten egg with milk in a medium bowl. Pour the flour into another medium bowl.; Coat chicken pieces by dropping them into the flour a few at a time, then into the egg/milk mixture and back into the flour. Arrange coated chicken on a plate until all chicken is coated.; When oil in the wok is hot, add about half of the chicken to the oil and cook for a couple minutes or until brown on one side, then flip the chicken over. When chicken is golden brown, remove the pieces to a rack or paper towels to drain. Repeat with the remaining chicken. When all of the chicken is cooked rinse the oil out of the wok with water and place it back on the stove to heat up.; When wok is hot again add julienned orange peel and chicken. Heat for 20 to 30 seconds or so, stirring gently. Add sauce to the pan and cook for about 2 minutes. Stir dish a couple times but do it gently so you don’t knock the coating off the chicken. Cook until the sauce thickens then serve up the dish with white or brown rice on the side.; – Serve on a bed of rice, and garnish with slivered orange peel. Can you eat it with chopsticks?
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Copycat P.F. Chang's Orange Peel Chicken Secret Recipe
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A copycat version of a P.F. Chang's favorite, tossed with a mild chili sauce and fresh orange peel.
Servings Prep Time
4 Servings 35 Minutes
Cook Time
38 Minutes
Servings Prep Time
4 Servings 35 Minutes
Cook Time
38 Minutes
P.F. Chang's Orange Peel Chicken
Copycat P.F. Chang's Orange Peel Chicken Secret Recipe
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A copycat version of a P.F. Chang's favorite, tossed with a mild chili sauce and fresh orange peel.
Servings Prep Time
4 Servings 35 Minutes
Cook Time
38 Minutes
Servings Prep Time
4 Servings 35 Minutes
Cook Time
38 Minutes
Ingredients
Servings: Servings
Instructions
  1. Prepare sauce by heating 1 tablespoon of oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add minced garlic and sliced green onions. Add tomato sauce and water quickly before the garlic burns. Add sugar, chili garlic sauce and soy sauce and bring to a boil. Simmer 5 to 6 minutes or until sauce thickens, then turn off the heat.
  2. Prepare the chicken by heating 1/2 cup oil in a wok over medium heat. Slice uncooked chicken-breast fillets into bite-size pieces. Combine beaten egg with milk in a medium bowl. Pour the flour into another medium bowl.
  3. Coat chicken pieces by dropping them into the flour a few at a time, then into the egg/milk mixture and back into the flour. Arrange coated chicken on a plate until all chicken is coated.
  4. When oil in the wok is hot, add about half of the chicken to the oil and cook for a couple minutes or until brown on one side, then flip the chicken over. When chicken is golden brown, remove the pieces to a rack or paper towels to drain. Repeat with the remaining chicken. When all of the chicken is cooked rinse the oil out of the wok with water and place it back on the stove to heat up.
  5. When wok is hot again add julienned orange peel and chicken. Heat for 20 to 30 seconds or so, stirring gently. Add sauce to the pan and cook for about 2 minutes. Stir dish a couple times but do it gently so you don’t knock the coating off the chicken. Cook until the sauce thickens then serve up the dish with white or brown rice on the side.
    P.F. Chang's Orange Peel Chicken
Cook's Notes

Serve on a bed of rice, and garnish with slivered orange peel. Can you eat it with chopsticks?

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