Panda Express Super Greens (Copycat)

Panda Express Super Greens Copycat is an easy mix of kale, broccoli and cabbage steamed together in a light ginger garlic broth for an easy, healthy side.

If you are looking for the best Panda Copycat Recipe to serve with Panda Express Orange Chicken, look no further! The newest side from Panda Express is a healthy balance to their sticky, sweet, addicting Orange Chicken.

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This new side from Panda Express may not have the years of popularity like Panda Express Chow Mein but it is quickly rising the ranks for tastiest option to go with that famous Orange Chicken. Panda Express isn’t a restaurant to really play around with new menu items, unless it’s a limited item, so the staying power of Super Greens must mean people love them. (And they do!)

It’s no wonder the Panda Express Super Greens seem to be here to stay on the menu. They are light, steamed just enough to get that garlicky ginger flavor yet stay crunchy, and they fit most diets. Word on the street is that they will soon have a completely vegan version, but until they do, you can make your own at home!

These Panda Express Super Greens are so easy to make like most of the Panda Express Recipes on this site. Researched to give you all the flavor but with simple ingredients to make it easier on a home cook, you won’t find a better Copycat Panda Recipe Index anywhere else. 

While you can serve these Panda Express Super Greens with just about anything, why not try them with another new Panda Express menu item, their Honey Sesame Chicken Breast. The lightly seasoned healthy greens will balance out the sweet, fried chicken breast pieces in every crunchy bite.

Make a healthy meal prep bowl by preparing a batch of White Rice and topping with the Greens and then Ground Orange Chicken. These bowls will keep for up to 4 days, perfect for a work week of lunches! Plus the bowl is just over 500 calories! (Using 1 serving of each recipe)

Can you make Panda Express Super Greens ahead?

While you can make Panda Express Super Greens ahead, they are best enjoyed freshly made and they only take about 5 minutes to cook. To make the recipe faster for dinner time, prep the vegetables 1-2 days ahead and store in the refrigerator in an airtight plastic bag with a paper towel to absorb moisture. 

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  • Leafy Greens: Use other leafy greens instead of kale in this recipe. Collard greens have the closest taste and texture but also try Swiss chard, spinach, mustard greens, or broccoli rabe.
  • Broccoli: Substitute broccolini, asparagus, or french green beans in this recipe. Or forget the green theme and use cauliflower instead.
  • Cabbage: There are all kinds of cabbage you can use besides green cabbage like Napa cabbage, savoy cabbage, or bok choy. Did you know Brussels sprouts are a cabbage and they would taste delicious in this recipe.
  • Spices: Use your favorite spices like cumin, coriander, or chili powder or try something new like Chinese Five Spice. For heat, add a dash of cayenne pepper or crushed red pepper flakes.
  • Protein: Add leftover Grilled Chicken, taco meat, or baked tofu to Panda Express Super Greens to make a quick healthy lunch or dinner.
  • Asian Flavors: Besides Chinese Five Spice, you can add other Asian flavors like toasted sesame oil, oyster sauce, fish sauce, or Rice vinegar to add different layers of flavor. Start with a dash and increase to taste.
  • Vegan: To make Vegan Panda Express Super Greens, simply swap the chicken broth for vegetable stock. Use Tamari instead of soy sauce if you want a gluten free side dish.



  • Serve: Serve the Super Greens freshly made, and keep at room temperature for up to 2 hours before storing.
  • Store: These Panda Express Super Greens can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 5 days in a sealed container.
  • Freeze: Allow Super Greens to cool completely and then freeze in an airtight container for up to 2 months. Thaw in the refrigerator overnight before reheating in a lightly oiled wok.

Panda Express Super Greens Copycat

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Panda Express Super Greens (Copycat)

Panda Express Super Greens Copycat is an easy mix of kale, broccoli and cabbage steamed together in a light ginger garlic broth for an easy and healthy side.

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Panda Express Super Greens
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 91 kcal
Author Sabrina Snyder


  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 cloves garlic , mined
  • 1 teaspoon ginger , minced
  • 8 cups kale , chopped
  • 4 cups green cabbage , cut into 1" chunks
  • 4 cups broccoli , cut into florets
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce


  1. Add the vegetable oil to a large dutch oven or wok on medium high heat.
  2. Add in the garlic and ginger and cook, stirring, for 15 seconds then add in the kale and cabbage.

  3. Stir and cook for 1 minute then add in the broccoli, chicken broth and soy sauce.

  4. Stir to coat well, then cover and steam for 3 minutes before serving.

Nutrition Facts
Panda Express Super Greens (Copycat)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 91 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Sodium 280mg12%
Potassium 561mg16%
Carbohydrates 11g4%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 7011IU140%
Vitamin C 136mg165%
Calcium 139mg14%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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About the Author: Sabrina Snyder

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  1. Amazing!!! One thing I’m trying to figure out is how many grams total is one serving? Any idea?

  2. This is such a great dish. So full of all the things our bodies need. I’m going to make to have this week. My body could use a veggie or 2 right about now.

  3. Yum! These look delicious. I always love Panda Express copycats because I just feel like they are healthier!

  4. Thank you so much for sharing this! I love these and panda express is obviously currently closed. Can’t wait to try tomorrow.