As you may have noticed, I have taken a brief hiatus from The Kitchen Flamingo as of late. Being lazy is certainly part of it, but more importantly.. we have new additions to the Kitchy Flam family! These little babies are already growing up so fast… they’ll be full grown chickens before I know it….
Back when I was in college, I had a pretty unhealthy obsession with Panda Express, namely their Orange Chicken. My office was right by the UCLA Panda location and when I was killing time by getting work done in between classes, that was my go to meal to tide me over until dinner time. Horrible, I know. Having looked more into what’s actually in their orange chicken, let’s just say that I no longer crave it nearly as much.
Whenever my boyfriend has had a long day at work or I just feel like making an easy hearty meal, 9 times out of 10 this dish is my go to. It’s relatively simple to make, doesn’t require a lot of time or ingredients, and has a really complex savory flavor that neither of us can seem to get enough of….
After about a few weeks of pestering I finally managed to figure out what my brother wanted to do for his birthday this year and of course it involved Sriracha. We more or less stuck to his original plan of appetizers at my place then hitting up the brewery up the street for beer and skeeball, but we made a few minor adjustments along the way….