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Pop Top: Pandas and chicken breast don't mix

Published October 19, 2009 5:55 pm

This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2009, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for personal research purposes and may not be reprinted.

Grade: C

Panda Express tries to lure customers with its new Sweet Fire Chicken Breast , wok-tossed chicken nuggets with diced onions, red bell peppers and pineapple, drenched in a chili sauce. For a 5.8-ounce serving, it's 440 calories with 18 grams of fat. Taste-wise, though, it's disappointing, with the sauce providing no zesty kick while covering a tough chicken breast. After the meal, my fortune cookie read "You Will Find Good Fortune in Love." But not with this menu item: Stick to the Orange Chicken.

- David Burger