This delicious sesame chicken recipe is a great way to enjoy a classic Chinese takeout dish at home. The chicken is lightly battered and fried, then tossed in a sweet and savory sesame sauce. Serve with steamed rice and vegetables for a complete meal.
– 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch cubes
– 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
– 1/2 teaspoon salt
– 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
– 1/2 cup vegetable oil
– 1/4 cup sesame seeds
– 2 tablespoons honey
– 2 tablespoons soy sauce
– 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
– 1 tablespoon sesame oil
– 1 teaspoon garlic powder
– 1 teaspoon ground ginger
1. In a shallow bowl, combine the flour, salt, and pepper.
2. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
3. Dip the chicken cubes in the flour mixture, shaking off any excess.
4. Place the chicken cubes in the hot oil and cook for 5-7 minutes, or until golden brown and cooked through.
5. Remove the chicken from the skillet and set aside.
6. In a small bowl, whisk together the sesame seeds, honey, soy sauce, rice vinegar, sesame oil, garlic powder, and ground ginger.
7. Pour the sauce over the chicken and toss to coat.
8. Serve over steamed rice and vegetables.
– Calories: 437
– Fat: 22g
– Carbohydrates: 28g
– Protein: 28g
– Sodium: 890mg