Panda Express' orange chicken does have a little more heat than I like, so I adjusted the amount of red pepper flakes from the original recipe. Of course, if you prefer more heat, you can add more red pepper flakes, or you can just omit the red pepper flakes altogether. Like I generally do, I made quite a few changes to the original recipes...including increasing the orange flavor with the addition of navel orange pieces. I preferred the more obvious flavor of navel orange pieces over mandarin orange segments.
As I typically do, I've tried to eliminate any guess work and be as thorough as possible with the directions. I often say that I write a recipe as though my daughter were standing beside me.
It's Take Out...
I Took It Out Of The Oven!