Ultimate Easy Sesame Chicken (With Video)




Better than takeout this easy sesame chicken is going to be your favorite!Restaurant style crispy sesame chicken tossed in homemade sesame chicken sauce topped with some sesame seeds makes this so easy and best side you can enjoy with rice or noodles.If you love Asian food then this under 30 mins easy sesame chicken recipe is BEST EVER!



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If you are Chinese food takeout lover just like me then this easy sesame chicken is going to be on your favorite list. This recipe is very easy to make and under 30 mins you can fix the dinner.


Toss the crispy fried chicken in sticky sesame chicken sauce and serve immediately with rice/noodles/salad of soup of your choice.


This recipe of crispy sesame chicken is is so much better just like this General Tso's Cauliflower, Bang Bang Chicken, Cashew Chicken Mongolian ChickenKung Pao ChickenKung Pao CauliflowerBlack Pepper Chicken.










Easy Sesame Chicken


Sesame Chicken Ingredients:

  • Chicken:  Use boneless chicken or boneless thigh pieces,cut into 1 inch chunks.

  • Sesame Chicken Sauce:  Mix together Soy Sauce,vinegar,sesame oil,cornstarch,brown sugar,water,red pepper flakes,garlic powder and sweet chili sauce.



Sesame Chicken Variations:

  • Baked Sesame Chicken:   Just dredge the chicken pieces in salt,eggs,flour and arrange on a parchment paper,further baking at 375 degree F for 12 to 15 minutes or till the chicken is cooked well then add to the sesame chicken sauce.

  • Honey Sesame Chicken:   Instead of brown sugar add honey to the sauce mix.

  • Sesame Chicken Stir-Fry:   Instead of breading the chicken and frying it,just saute onion and garlic in some sesame oil/vegetable oil, add veggies of your choice and then add the sauce mix.Cook it and finally add the chicken pieces,mix well and cook till all the sauce is used and most of it is dried up.

  • Spicy Crispy Sesame Chicken:   Add more quantity of red pepper flakes in the sauce mix to make it spicy. Also you can add sriracha to the sauce mix if you want.







What is Sesame Chicken Sauce made of?

The amazing sweet,sour and little spicy sesame chicken sauce is made by mixing together soy sauce,white vinegar,brown sugar,water,cornstarch,sesame oil,sweet chili sauce,red pepper flakes,garlic powder and black pepper powder.


Just mix well the ingredients and give a boil to slightly reduce this sauce till you get the desired texture and thickness.



What is Chinese sesame chicken made out of?  Just toss the tempura fried chicken in sesame chicken sauce and cook for a while till the sauce is coated well on the chicken pieces and lastly garnish with sesame seeds.

 

Frequently Asked Questions:

1. What is Chinese Sesame Chicken made out of?

Sesame chicken is this recipe is made of boneless chicken breast meat but it works equally well for chicken thigh meat.

Further you can toss this fried chicken in veggies of your choice and sesame chicken sauce till the sauce coats the veggies and chicken well.


2. What to serve with this Sesame Chicken ?




3. Can you reheat Sesame Chicken?


Yes! Either use microwave to reheat the chicken or use skillet or a pan and heat on lowest flame till the entire dish is hot enough to serve but it will not be crispy like how its made fresh and served.


4. What is the difference between  Sesame Chicken and General Tso's Chicken?


General Tso's Chicken is different dish with spicy sauce which is darker in color.


Sesame chicken is with sauce which is sweet and savory and sauce is lighter in color.


5. How many calories in sesame chicken?


Per serving of the sesame chicken there are 247 calories.


Tip's to make the best crispy sesame chicken:


  • Do not overcrowd the pan when frying the chicken pieces.
  • To make the sauce spicy for your liking you can add sriracha or red pepper flakes to the sauce.
  • If you want to skip brown sugar then you can add honey instead to the sauce.
  • Cold soda is the key to make the crispy fried chicken.
  • You can make the sauce ahead and refrigerate it till you want to make the recipe too.
  • You can also use air fryer to fry the chicken but the fried chicken tastes amazing.
  • If the batter is thick add little more soda to loosen up the batter.





How do you make Sesame Chicken from scratch?


Step1:   Make the sesame chicken sauce as shown above.


Step2:   In a bowl add egg,sesame oil and whisk well.
Add chicken,salt,black pepper powder,flour,cornstarch and last chilled soda.


Mix well to coat the chicken pieces.


Step3:    Heat oil in a pan,add the chicken pieces in batches and fry till crisp.


Drain them on kitchen tissue paper.


Step4:     Add sauce to a pan and let it boil for few seconds,then add the fried chicken pieces.


Mix to coat the chicken pieces well with the sauce.


Finally garnish with sesame seeds and serve with rice or noodles.




Ultimate Easy Sesame Chicken (With Video)


Ultimate Easy Sesame Chicken (With Video)
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prep time: 10 Mcook time: 20 Mtotal time: 30 M
Better than takeout this easy sesame chicken is going to be your favorite!Restaurant style crispy sesame chicken tossed in homemade sesame chicken sauce topped with some sesame seeds makes this so easy and best side you can enjoy with rice or noodles.If you love Asian food then this under 30 mins easy sesame chicken recipe is BEST EVER!

ingredients:

For Fried Chicken:
  • 1.5 Cup / 0.5 lb Chicken,boneless,cut into 1 inch chunks
  • As per need Salt
  • 1 tsp Black Pepper Powder
  • 1 Egg,raw
  • 1 tsp Sesame Oil
  • 1/3 Cup All Purpose Flour
  • 1/4 Cup Cornstarch
  • 1/4 Cup Chilled Club Soda
For Sesame Chicken Sauce:
  • 4 Tbsp Soy Sauce
  • 1.5 Tbsp White Vinegar
  • 1 tsp Sesame Oil
  • 1.5 tsp Cornstarch
  • 1/2 Cup Brown Sugar
  • 1/4 tsp Black Pepper Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1/4 tsp Red Chili Flakes
  • 2 tsp Sweet Chili Sauce
  • 1/3 Cup Water
Additional:
  • Oil for frying
  • Sesame Seeds for garnish

instructions:

How to cook Ultimate Easy Sesame Chicken (With Video)

For making Sesame Chicken:
  1. Make the sesame chicken sauce by mixing the ingredients for the sauce.
  2. In a bowl add egg,sesame oil and whisk well.
  3. Add chicken,salt,black pepper powder,flour,cornstarch and last chilled soda.
  4. Mix well to coat the chicken pieces.
  5. Heat oil in a pan,add the chicken pieces in batches and fry till crisp.
  6. Drain them on kitchen tissue paper.
  7. Add sauce to a pan and let it boil for few seconds,then add the fried chicken pieces.
  8. Mix to coat the chicken pieces well with the sauce.
  9. Finally garnish with sesame seeds and serve with rice or noodles.

NOTES:

Do not overcrowd the pan when frying the chicken pieces.
To make the sauce spicy for your liking you can add sriracha or red pepper flakes to the sauce.
If you want to skip brown sugar then you can add honey instead to the sauce.
Cold soda is the key to make the crispy fried chicken.
You can make the sauce ahead and refrigerate it till you want to make the recipe too.
You can also use air fryer to fry the chicken but the fried chicken tastes amazing.
If the batter is thick add little more soda to loosen up the batter.

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Calories
247.88
Fat (grams)
11.86
Sat. Fat (grams)
1.67
Carbs (grams)
32.81
Fiber (grams)
3.43
Net carbs
29.38
Sugar (grams)
15.74
Protein (grams)
4.69
Sodium (milligrams)
29455.11
Cholesterol (grams)
0.00
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