Sesame Chicken

Sesame Chicken Recipe


  • 2lbs cubed chicken thighs

Coating for chicken:

  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1⁄2 tsp ground pepper
  • 1 tsp kosher salt

In pot:

  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil

Sauce Coating:

  • 1⁄4 cup honey
  • 1⁄4 cup low-sodium soy sauce
  • 3 tbsp rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tbsp sriracha
  • 2 tbsp cornstarch
  • 1 clove fresh grated garlic
  • 1 tsp freshly grated ginger
  • 1 and 1/2 tsp toasted sesame oil
  • 2 tbsp sesame seeds
  • 2 scallions, sliced


  1. Whisk together cornstarch, pepper, and salt and coat chicken thigh cubes with mixture
  2. Heat vegetable oil in a large pan and add half of the chicken. Cook on medium heat for 5-7 minutes
  3. Meanwhile, create your sauce mixture by adding all sauce ingredients above to a bowl. Remove the first batch of chicken from pot and place on another plate. Add the remaining chicken to the pan and repeat step two.
  4. Add to the pan the sauce mixture and the first batch of chicken. Allow the sauce to reduce and thicken while coating the chicken
  5. Serve with steamed white rice




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