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Sesame chicken Recipe

Sesame chicken is a popular Chinese Appetiser
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On :
Tuesday, 19 April, 2016
Category :
Non-Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Appetiser Recipe
Cuisine :
Chinese Recipe
Technique :
Braise Recipe
Difficulty :
Hard
Servings :
Serves 4
RATINGs :
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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Ingredients

  • 3 whole boneless Chicken breasts
  • Marinade:
  • 2 tbsp light soy sauce
  • A few drops of sesame oil
  • 2 tbsp - flour
  • 2 tbsp - corn-starch
  • 2 tbsp - water
  • 1/4 tsp - baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp - baking soda
  • 1 tsp - vegetable oil
  • Sauce for sesame chicken:
  • 1/2 cup - water
  • 1 cup - Chicken broth
  • 1/8 cup - Vinegar
  • 1/4 cup - corn-starch
  • 1 cup - Sugar
  • 2 tbsp - dark soya sauce
  • 2 tbsp - sesame oil
  • 1 tsp - chilli paste, or more if desired
  • 1 Clove Garlic (minced)
  • Other:
  • 2 tbsp - toasted sesame seeds
  • 3 & 1/2-4 cups Peanut oil for deep-frying
  • How to Make Sesame chicken:

    1. Toast the sesame seeds and set aside. Cut the chicken into 1-inch cubes.
    2. Mix the marinade ingredients and marinate the chicken for 20 minutes.
    3. To prepare the sauce:
    4. Mix together all of the sauce ingredients.
    5. Pour them into a small pot and bring to a boil, stirring continuously.
    6. Turn the heat down to low and keep warm while you are deep-frying the chicken.
    7. To deep-fry the chicken, add the marinated chicken pieces a few at a time. Deep-fry until golden brown.
    8. Drain on paper towels.
    9. Repeat with the remainder of the chicken.
    10. Just before you are finished deep-frying, bring the sauce back up to a boil.
    11. Place the chicken on a large platter and pour the sauce over.
    12. Sprinkle with sesame seeds.
    13. Serve the sesame chicken with rice.



     

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