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Homemade Orange Chicken Recipe

A simple and easy recipe to make the best orange chicken at home. Similar to the orange chicken served at Panda Express and other chinese takeout restaurants, this orange chicken is super yummy. It is easy to make and requires few steps and ingredients. Orange chicken and chinese food is awesome, why not make it at home! I've trie a lot of different at home recipes but this one is by far my favorite homemade orange chicken recipe.


1 tbsp. sesame oil

1 cup orange juice

Garlic paste

½ cup sugar

1 cup sweet chili sauce

Garlic powder

Red pepper flakes to taste

2 tbsp. rice vinegar

1 tbsp. soy sauce

1 tbsp. corn starch

2 tbsp. water

Chicken (cubed)

1 egg (beaten)

Salt & Pepper to taste

1/3 cup flour

1/3 cup corn starch


  1. In a medium sauce pan combined sesame oil, orange juice, garlic paste, sugar, sweet chili sauce, spice mix, rice vinegar and soy sauce.
  2. Wisk ingredients and Cook on medium heat for approximately 3-5 minutes.
  3. In a separate dish combine corn starch and water.  Mix well.
  4. Add to sauce pan and wisk until sauce thickens.
  5. In a separate dish combine egg, salt and pepper and beat well.
  6. Dip chicken in egg mixture.
  7. Combine flour and corn starch.  Dredge chicken in flour mixture.
  8. Fry in hot oil until chicken is golden brown and crisp.
  9. Toss cooked chicken in orange sauce and serve.

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