This article shows you how to make orange chicken which is not real Chinese food but Americanized Chinese food. I think one of the biggest surprises for visits to China is the way the real Chinese is offered. The main ingredient in this recipe is BONELESS Chicken, in China they never use BONELESS anything. All the chicken dishes come with skin, bones, head, and feet in China. Another thing to remember is that there will be less meat compared to US dishes. So, if you come across this type of food in China you are definitely in the wrong place and need to explore China and look where the locals eat. If you want to try to find a place in the US before your trip to China go to your local Chinatown. The best time is between lunch and dinner because this is when the wait staff eats their food. If they are from China they will eat real Chinese food. For example, my wife works at a Chinese restaurant (Panda Express type) catering to tourist and the most popular dish is Teriyaki Chicken and she and her co-workers do not eat any of this food. They will usually make real Chinese food from their province in China, so if you ever see the wait staff eating at a Chinese restaurant go checkout what they are eating in the US it will be a good first step before your journey in China.
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