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Mushroom chicken (Panda Express Copycat | Gluten Free)

  • Author: Michelle
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Diet: Gluten Free


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For the sauce

  • 1/4 cup coconut aminos
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 thumb ginger, grated
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 tbsp white wine vinegar

For the stir fry

  • 1 lb chicken breast, cubed
  • 1 tsp salt, divided
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper, divided (omit for AIP)
  • 2 tbsp arrowroot starch
  • 2 tbsp avocado oil
  • 1 zucchini, sliced into half-moons
  • 1 1/2 cup white mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 tsp sesame seeds (omit for AIP)


  1. Whisk the ingredients for the sauce together and set aside.
  2. Add the cubed chicken to a bowl and lightly season with salt and pepper. Toss with arrowroot starch until coated.
  3. Heat a pan over medium heat and add the oil. Once the oil is shimmering, add the chicken and cook for 3-4 minutes on each side or until cooked through. Set aside.
  4. Add the mushrooms and zucchini to the pan and allow to sit for about 2-3 minutes on one side before turning. Saute for another 3-4 minutes or until tender. Lightly season with salt and pepper.
  5. Add the chicken back to the pan along with the sauce. Stir until the sauce is thickened and coats the stir fry.
  6. Serve warm topped with sesame seeds.


All nutritional information are estimations and will vary.

  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 20
  • Category: Main Dishes
  • Method: Stove Top


  • Serving Size: 1 serving
  • Calories: 253
  • Fat: 10g
  • Carbohydrates: 13.7g
  • Protein: 25.8g

Keywords: panda express mushroom chicken