sesame chicken

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Cari Butler
from Harlingen, TX

I love love love Chinese food but there are very few good Chinese restaurants in the Valley so I've made it a point to learn my favs. Like sesame chicken.

★★★★★ 1 Review
serves 6
prep time 15 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For sesame chicken

  • 2 1/2 lb
    chicken breasts, boneless and skinless
  • 2 1/2 c
    corn starch
  • 1 tsp
    dry ginger
  • SESAME SAUCE
  • 1/4 c
    soy sauce
  • 1 c
    brown sugar
  • 2 Tbsp
    sesame seed
  • 3 tsp
    dry ginger
  • 1 c
    water
  • 1 tsp
    sesame oil
  • 1/2 c
    corn starch
  • 1 tsp
    dry granulated garlic

How To Make sesame chicken

  • 1
    In a bowl combine 2.5 cups of cornstarch,and 1 tsp of ginger.
  • 2
    Cube the chicken breast into bite sized pieces and drudge in the seasoned corn starch
  • 3
    Fill a large skillet with oil until it is about 2 inches deep and turn onto med heat. Let oil heat and then fry coated chicken pieces till cooked through approx 8mins. Repeat until all chicken is cooked.
  • 4
    Take chicken out of oil and let drain on a plate with paper towel.
  • 5
    While chicken is frying prepare sauce in a large wok. Start by lightly toasting the sesame seeds over med heat. Next add the soy sauce, water, sugar, ginger, garlic, sesame oil and cornstarch. Stir with a wisk.
  • 6
    Increase heat on wok to high stirring constantly. As soon as sauce starts to thicken remove from heat but continue stirring. Sauce will continue to thicken. If sauce is to thick add small amount of water and stir. Once sauce is perfect consistency (it should coat a spoon) then set aside.
  • 7
    Once all the chicken is fried add to wok with sauce and stir...serve with jasmine rice and veggies or egg rolls.mmm

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