Sesame Chicken

barbara lentz

By
@blentz8

I love Asian food. This recipe is better than most of the sesame chicken I have had in restaurants. Really good and easy to make.


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Serves:

2 to 4

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

5 Min

Method:

Deep Fry

Ingredients

2 Tbsp
each flour and cornstarch
1/4 tsp
each baking soda, baking powder and sesame oil
2 Tbsp
each soy sauce and water
1 Tbsp
dry sherry
1 tsp
canola oil
1 lb
chicken breast cut into pieces
1 qt
oil for frying

SAUCE

1 c
chicken broth
1 c
sugar
2 Tbsp
each dark soy sauce and white vinegar
1 Tbsp
each mirin, sesame oil, and fish sauce
2 tsp
chili paste
2 clove
garlic minced
1/2 c
water
1/4 c
cornstarch
2 Tbsp
toasted sesame seeds

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Mix together the first nine ingredients in bowl. Add the chicken and coat well. Refrigerate for 20 minutes.
2
For the sauce
Mix the first 9 ingredients for sauce together in a large saucepan. Bring to a boil. Mix the cornstarch and water together and add to sauce. Reduce heat to a simmer and cook until thickened. Keep warm
3
Heat oil to 375 degrees. Drop the battered pieces of chicken in hot oil. Cook until browned about 3 to 4 minutes. Remove from oil and drain on paper towel lined plate.
4
Stir chicken in sauce and top with toasted sesame seeds.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Asian