Sesame Chicken

Sesame Chicken

Sesame chicken is a very common dish in a Chinese restaurant, another name of Sesame chicken is sesame seed chicken. To make the Sesame chicken you have to need chicken breast that is well coated with egg, flour cornstarch. This marinated chicken fried to golden brown & crispy, now tossed this chicken with the sesame sauce. The most important part of Sesame chicken recipes is to make the sauce. This sauce is a mixture of garlic, ginger, sesame oil, honey, soy sauce, and tomato ketchup. Mix it together just minutes, then store it in the cold place.
Sesame Chicken
Sesame Chicken

Ingredients for Sesame Chicken

For marinade

Chicken breast -500 gm.
All-purpose flour-1/2 cup
Sesame oil-2 teaspoons
Cornstarch -1/2 cup
Egg whites-2 nos.
Low sodium soy sauce -1/4 cup
Peeper-1/2 tsp.
Salt as you need

For the sauce

Sesame oil-1 tbsp.
Garlic minced-1 cloves
Fresh honey-1/4 cup
Soy sauce-1/2 cup
Cornstarch-1/2 cup
Brown sugar-2 tbsp.
White Vinegar-1/4 cup
Tomato ketchup-1tsp.
Sesame seeds-1/2 tablespoon
Water as you need
Prep time-15 minutes
Cooking time-20 minutes

How to Cook Sesame Chicken


To make the sesame chicken recipe fast of all wash the chicken breast very well then cut into small pieces and put into a bowl. Next, take a bowl and mix all the marinated ingredients like egg, all-purpose flour, low sodium soy sauce, pepper, cornstarch, sesame oil & salt as per the mentioned quantity. Mix it well and dip the chicken pieces into this egg mixture.


Now take a frying pan and heat the oil, once the oil is heated fry the marinated chicken over medium flame. Fry it until golden or brown it will take around 6 to 7 minutes then transfer this crispy fried chicken into the paper towel. Fry rest of the chicken in this similar way.


Now we have to make the sauce, first of all, take a frying pan and add some sesame oil over medium heat then add garlic and sauté at least for 30 seconds then add honey, brown sugar, vinegar, soy sauce, and tomato ketchup. Now heat & stir it until thickened. It will take around 5 minutes.


After 5 minutes once the sauce is thickened add the crispy fried chicken into this sauce and coat the pieces very well. Cook at least two minutes then sprinkle the sesame seeds over this chicken and serve hot with rice or your favorite dish.
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