Honey Sesame Chicken Recipe

Honey Sesame Chicken Recipe

Honey Sesame Chicken

Preparation Time: 20 minutes
Cooking Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4

Ingredients:

  • 3/4 kilo chicken fillets, cut into cubes
  • toasted sesame seeds for garnishing
  • cooking oil for frying

Coating:

  • 1 raw egg, beaten
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground pepper
  • 5 tablespoons cornstarch

Sauce:

  • 1 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon grated ginger
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon vinegar
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch(dissolved in 3/4 cup water)
  • 2 tablespoons ketchup(optional)
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried chili flakes(optional)

Procedures:
Part 1

  1.  In a bowl, combine the chicken and coating ingredients then stir to coat the chicken evenly. Let sit for 15 minutes.
  2. In a frying pan, heat cooking oil and deep fry chicken for about 7 minutes or until color turns to golden brown. Drain and set aside.

Part 2

  1. In a sauce pan, heat sesame oil then saute ginger and garlic.
  2. Add the rest of sauce ingredients then simmer while keep stirring until slightly thickens. Turn off heat.
  3. Add chicken pieces then toss to coat. Transfer to serving plate then sprinkle with sesame seeds.
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