Authentic Sesame Chicken from Scratch

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Paris & Mike M. :)

By
@lifeguard7718

If you like Chinese food, you'll love this one of a kind Sesame chicken. Great meal!

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
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Prep:
45 Min
Cook:
15 Min

Ingredients

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SESAME CHICKEN INGREDIENTS

2
large boneless, skinless chicken breast
2 Tbsp
raw sesame seeds
2
green onions

MARINADE

1 tsp
chicken base
1/4 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
sesame oil
ground white peppers, to taste
1/4 tsp
sugar
1 Tbsp
rasberry wine,or any fruity wine

BATTER

1/2 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
baking powder
1
egg, lightly beaten
1/2 c
water, or as much needed to make the batter smooth
3 Tbsp
cornstarch
salt
to taste
1 Tbsp
vegetable oil

SAUCE

3 Tbsp
honey
2 Tbsp
sugar
2 Tbsp
ketchup
sprinkle of black pepper
salt, to taste
1 Tbsp
distilled vinegar

How to Make Authentic Sesame Chicken from Scratch

Step-by-Step

  • 1Cut chicken breast into 1" chunks in a glass bowl. Combine all of the marinade ingredients and mix well.
  • 2Add the chicken and coat evenly. Cover and marinade for 30 minutes in the refrigerator.
  • 3In separate bowl combine all batter ingredients. Mix thoroughly. The batter should be thick enough to coat the chicken but thin enough to flow around the pieces. Set aside.
  • 4Remove chicken from marinade. Dip into batter, be sure to coat evenly.
  • 5Deep fry the chicken in batches for 10 minutes or until golden brown. Drain on paper towels.
  • 6Combine sauce ingredients and warm over medium heat. Bring to a boil while stirring. Simmer until sauce slightly thickens.
  • 7Coat chicken with sauce and garnish with sliced scallions and sesame seeds.

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About Authentic Sesame Chicken from Scratch

Course/Dish: Chicken
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids
Hashtags: #chinese, #authentic




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