Chinese Orange Chicken

This Daring Gourmet version rivals your favorite Chinese take-out. Full of flavor with an accompanying kick.

2 chicken breasts, cut into ½ inch pieces (vegetarian/vegan: see instructions below recipe box and picture)
2 egg whites (vegetarian/vegan: omit and follow instructions below recipe box and picture)
¼ cup cornstarch
½ teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons sherry or rice vinegar
¼ teaspoon baking powder
⅛ teaspoon baking soda
For the sauce:
1½ cup strong chicken broth (vegetarian/vegan: use vegetable broth)
1 teaspoon fresh ginger, minced
1 teaspoon garlic, minced
2 tablespoons fresh orange juice
1 tablespoon orange zest
2½ tablespoons soy sauce
¼ cup fresh lemon juice
⅓ cup rice vinegar
½ cup granulated sugar
½ cup brown sugar
2 red chiles, broken up and seeds discarded (or ¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes)
3 tablespoons cornstarch
2 tablespoons water
½ teaspoon sesame oil
¼ cup green onions, chopped
Fresh orange slices (optional)

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