Where is Best Kung Pao Chicken in Orange County
In the same strip mall as Chef Chen is Chong Qing Mei Wei, really good Szechuan. They have a very popular fried cubed chicken. Diced chicken with, I think a cornstarch coating, fried, and then anointed with super spicy chilis, some sliced garlic, and plenty of MSG. I have never tried kung pao chicken there, but I know they make it.
I don't know if it's the best since it's the only kung pao chicken I've had in OC but Chef Chen makes a very respectable version. But now that 101 and Liang's Kitchen are both in the same plaza I find it very difficult stepping inside Chef Chen.
These fine establishments are all in the same mini mall off Jeffrey and Walnut between the 5 and 405.