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Sesame Chicken Recipe

Sesame Chicken is perhaps the most popular of Chinese and Asian recipes. The sweet taste makes it a favorite of kids and anyone with a sweet tooth. Sesame Chicken is a must for Chinese new Years.

Easy to make.

Chinese Sesame Chicken Ingredients:

  • 1 Tablespoon peanut or vegetable oil

  • 1 pound boneless chicken

  • 1/2 cup honey

  • 1/2 cup soy sauce

  • 1 cup water

  • 2 Tablespoons cornstarch

  • 1 teaspoon fresh ground ginger

  • 1 Tablespoon sesame seeds, toasted

  • 2 cups cooked rice

Recipe Tip: Heat it up, by adding 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes to the ingredients.

How to make Chinese Sesame Chicken:

  1. Cut boneless chicken into 1 inch strips.

  2. Heat a wok, adding  peanut or vegetable oil. Add chicken and cook for 8-10 minutes, until cooked.

  3. In a bowl, mix together  well, all remaining ingredients, except sesame seeds.

  4. Pour sauce over the chicken.

  5. Continue to cook, stirring frequently, until sauce thickens.

  6. Sprinkle in sesame seeds.

  7. Cover wok, and continue to cook, while chicken soaks up most of the sauce.

  8. Serve over a bed of cooked rice.

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