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Sesame Chicken : Chinese Recipe

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If you’re craving some amazing Chinese food or are just in the mood for something different, don’t be afraid to give this delicious Sesame  Chicken recipe a try.
Ingredients:

2 large boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1" chunks
2 tablespoons raw sesame seeds
2 green onions, sliced

Marinade:
1 teaspoon chicken base
¼ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon sesame oil
ground white pepper,  to taste
¼ teaspoon sugar

Batter:
½ cup all purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 egg, beaten
½ cup water, or as much as needed to make batter smooth
3 tablespoons cornstarch
salt,  to taste
1 tablespoon vegetable oil

Sauce:
3 tablespoons honey
2 tablespoons sugar
salt, to taste
2 tablespoons ketchup
1 tablespoon white distilled vinegar
a sprinkle of ground black pepper


Method:

In a bowl combine all of the marinade ingredients and mix well. Add the chicken and coat evenly. Cover and marinade for 30 minutes in the refrigerator.

Meanwhile, in separate bowl combine all of the batter ingredients and mix thoroughly. The batter should be thick enough to coat the chicken but thin enough to flow around the pieces. Set aside.

Remove the pieces of chicken from the marinade and dip them into the batter to coat evenly one by one. Deep fry the chicken in batches  for about 10 minutes or until golden brown. Drain on paper towels.

In your wok combine the sauce ingredients and warm over medium heat. Bring to a boil while stirring and simmer until sauce slightly thickens.

In the wok or in a serving dish coat chicken with the sauce and garnish with sliced scallions and sesame seeds.


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1 comment:

Mandee said...

Oh that looks so yummy!
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