Easy Chinese Sesame Chicken Recipe

Easy Chinese Sesame Chicken Recipe
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Feeling for authentic Asian Chinese food today? Our easy Chinese sesame chicken recipe will definitely satisfy your hunger. Easy to make and made with simple ingredients, this Chinese sesame chicken is perfect to eat along side a plate of steamed white rice or fresh cooked vegetables like broccoli.

You won’t believe how easy this sesame chicken meal is to make in just a few steps. Cut up the chicken breasts, prepare the batter and sauce and simply coat each chicken pieces and deep fry to perfection. Finish off tossing it into our famous sesame chicken sauce.

Ready to make this yummy Chinese sesame chicken? Lets do it!

Ingredients For Sesame Chicken:

  • 8 oz boneless chicken cut into strips (250 g)
  • Oil for deep frying
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • White sesame seeds for garnish

Ingredients For Sesame Chicken Batter:

  • ½ cup all-purpose flour
  • ¼ cup Cornstarch
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • 1 Egg white
  • ⅓ cup Cold water
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 pinch salt

Ingredients For Sesame Chicken Sauce:

  • 2 tbsp Soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp Chinese rice vinegar or apple cider vinegar
  • 4 tbsp sugar
  • 2 tsp cornstarch
  • ⅓ cup water

How To Make Sesame Chicken?

  • To prepare the sauce, add and mix all the ingredients into a medium size bowl and combine. Set aside.
  • To make the batter, add all ingredients into a medium size bowl and mix using a whisk until batter is smooth.
  • Add the chicken into the batter, stir to evenly coat with the batter.
  • Heat 2 to 3 inches (5 to 7.5 cm) of the oil in a wok or a stockpot to 350°F (175°C) for deep-frying. Gently drop the chicken into the oil and loosen them up immediately with a spatula to prevent the chicken from clumping together.
  • Deep-fry the chicken to golden brown.
  • Remove the chicken from the oil with a strainer or slotted spoon, draining the excess oil by laying the chicken on a dish lined with paper towels. Discard the oil.
  • Heat up 2 tablespoons of the oil in a wok or skillet over high heat. Add the garlic and stir-fry until aromatic before adding the Sauce.
  • As soon as the Sauce thickens, add the fried chicken into the wok or skillet.
  • Stir continuously until all the ingredients are well coated with the sauce.
  • Garnish with the white sesame, and serve immediately with steamed rice or vegetables.
Chinese sesame chicken

Easy Sesame Chicken

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This Chinese sesame chicken is perfect to eat along side a plate of steamed white rice or fresh cooked vegetables like broccoli.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Course Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine Asian, Chinese
Servings 2 people
Calories 250 kcal

Ingredients
  

INGREDIENTS FOR SESAME CHICKEN:

  • 8 oz boneless chicken cut into strips 250 g
  • Oil for deep frying
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • White sesame seeds for garnish

INGREDIENTS FOR SESAME CHICKEN BATTER:

  • ½ cup all-purpose flour
  • ¼ cup Cornstarch
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • 1 Egg white
  • cup Cold water
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 pinch salt

INGREDIENTS FOR SESAME CHICKEN SAUCE:

  • 2 tbsp Soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp Chinese rice vinegar or apple cider vinegar
  • 4 tbsp sugar
  • 2 tsp cornstarch
  • cup water

Instructions
 

  • To prepare the sauce, add and mix all the ingredients into a medium size bowl and combine. Set aside.
  • To make the batter, add all ingredients into a medium size bowl and mix using a whisk until batter is smooth.
  • Add the chicken into the batter, stir to evenly coat with the batter.
  • Heat 2 to 3 inches (5 to 7.5 cm) of the oil in a wok or a stockpot to 350°F (175°C) for deep-frying. Gently drop the chicken into the oil and loosen them up immediately with a spatula to prevent the chicken from clumping together.
  • Deep-fry the chicken to golden brown.
  • Remove the chicken from the oil with a strainer or slotted spoon, draining the excess oil by laying the chicken on a dish lined with paper towels. Discard the oil.
  • Heat up 2 tablespoons of the oil in a wok or skillet over high heat. Add the garlic and stir-fry until aromatic before adding the Sauce.
  • As soon as the Sauce thickens, add the fried chicken into the wok or skillet.
  • Stir continuously until all the ingredients are well coated with the sauce.
  • Garnish with the white sesame, and serve immediately with steamed rice or vegetables.
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