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14 Panda Express Copycat Recipes

No Chinese takeout can compete with what you make in your own kitchen, and these Panda Express copycat recipes prove it!

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Inspired by: Grilled Teriyaki ChickenTaste of Home

Inspired by: Grilled Teriyaki Chicken

This slow cooker teriyaki chicken recipe always goes over big with my family. The chicken thighs turn out just right, every time. —Gigi Miller, Stoughton, Wisconsin

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Inspired by: SweetFire Chicken BreastTaste of Home

Inspired by: SweetFire Chicken Breast

We love how the snappy veggies and pineapple make this stir-fry taste fresh and bright. Add brown sugar and you get a sweet-and-sour dish that’s packed with flavor. —DeEtta Rasmussen, Fort Madison, Iowa

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Inspired by: Chicken Potsticker

Chicken and mushrooms make up the filling in these pot stickers, a traditional Chinese dumpling. Greasing the steamer rack makes it easier to remove them once they're steamed. —Jacquelynne Stine, Las Vegas, Nevada

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Inspired by: Broccoli BeefTaste of Home

Inspired by: Broccoli Beef

When I’m looking for a fast entree, I turn to this beef and broccoli stir-fry. It features a tantalizing sauce made with garlic and ginger. —Rosa Evans, Odessa, Missouri

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Inspired by: Beijing BeefTaste of Home

Inspired by: Beijing Beef

Think of this stir-fry as your chance to play with heat and spice. I balance the beef with coconut milk and a spritz of lime. —Joy Zacharia, Clearwater, Florida

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Inspired by: Cream Cheese RangoonTaste of Home

Inspired by: Cream Cheese Rangoon

When I'm dining out, crab rangoons are one of my go-to dishes. I decided to create a better-for-you version at home. —Emily Higgins, Wingdale, New York

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Inspired by: Chow MeinTaste of Home

Inspired by: Chow Mein

My kids are picky eaters, but teriyaki and hoisin sauces work wonders with them. They love the meatballs, and I swap the noodles for whole grain pasta. —Kelly Shippey, Orange, California

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Inspired by: Chicken Egg Roll

These egg rolls are low in fat but the crispiness from baking will fool you into thinking they were fried! —Barbara Lierman, Lyons, Nebraska

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Inspired by: Crispy ShrimpTaste of Home

Inspired by: Crispy Shrimp

Here’s a fabulous alternative to deep-fried shrimp. Coating the shrimp with panko breadcrumbs, spraying with cooking spray and then baking give this appetizer a breaded shrimp taste without all the saturated fat and calories of deep-frying. —Cher Schwartz, Ellisville, Missouri

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Inspired by: Fortune CookiesTaste of Home

Inspired by: Fortune Cookies

Our home is often filled with family and friends, so I'm always cooking up something. I created this recipe when I was looking for a treat to surprise my husband. —Susan Bettinger, Battle Creek, Michigan

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Inspired by: Shanghai Angus Steak

Inspired by: Shanghai Angus Steak

This dinner for two is loaded with lots of flavor and color. Red pepper flakes add a little kick to the orange beef sauce, and the tender veggies add a pop of color. — Taste of Home Test Kitchen

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Inspired by: Veggie Spring Roll

I thought rice paper wrappers would be a quick, fun way to put salad ingredients into a hand-held snack or meal. I also make this with shrimp or add in cranberries. Go ahead, experiment! —Marla Strader, Ozark, Missouri

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Inspired by: Fried Rice

After my first child was born, I needed meals that were satisfying and fast. This fried rice is now part of our regular dinner rotation. — Alicia Gower, Auburn, New York

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Inspired by: Orange Chicken

We enjoy these tangy nuggets so many ways—over noodles or rice, in sandwiches, even on top of lettuce and cabbage. —Darlene Brenden, Salem, Oregon

Grace Mannon
Grace is a full-time mom with a Master's degree in Food Science. She loves to experiment in the kitchen and writes about her hits (and misses) on her blog, A Southern Grace.

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