Most Popular Chinese Takeout Items, Ranked

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Stickin' with chicken, the sweet and sour variety beats out orange chicken when it comes to U.S. takeout orders. The prep is pretty similar: Chicken is battered and deep-fried. Rather than orange-flavored chili sauce, it is topped with sweet and sour sauce. It is often paired with sliced green peppers, onions, and pineapple.