Sesame Chicken

1
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.

Rating:

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Comments:
Serves:
2 to 4
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
5 Min
Method:
Deep Fry

Ingredients

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  • 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

How to Make Sesame Chicken

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.

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About Sesame Chicken

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




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