Sesame Chicken Recipe

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If you like Sesame Chicken this recipe is a must try! It is a little bit of work but well worth the effort. This Sesame Chicken Recipe has an excellent blend of flavors. It is not overly spiced or too hot.
The mixture of Honey, Brown Sugar and Soy Sauce is superb. Serve it over Rice. Your Family and Guests will Love It! Enjoy!


Sesame Chicken Recipe
Recipe Type: Main
Cuisine: Middle Eastern
Author: Larry
Prep time:
Total time:
Serves: 4

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Sesame Chicken Recipe

  • Author: Cullys Kitchen




  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/3 cup chicken broth
  • 12 tablespoon sesame oil (to personal taste)
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 tablespoon chopped garlic
  • 1/2 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 dash red chili pepper flakes
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch (or more if you want a thicker sauce)


  • 4 chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon sherry wine
  • 1/2 teaspoon Chinese five spice powder (optional)
  • 2 drops sesame oil
  • cornstarch, to coat the chicken
  • Vegetable oil or Peanut oil (for frying)
  • Sesame Seed (to garnish)
  • Sliced Green Onion (to garnish)
  • prepared Rice, to serve.


  1. Combine chicken ingredients except for cornstarch and let marinate for at least 30 minutes in the fridge.
  2. Remove chicken from marinade and toss in cornstarch then cook chicken in hot oil on the stove or deep fryer until cooked thru.
  3. Remove from pan and keep warm in the oven while making the sauce.
  4. Combine all sauce ingredients EXCEPT cornstarch in a saucepan and bring to a boil over med. heat.
  5. Mix cornstarch with a little water (about 1/4 cup) in a cup until dissolved- then slowly add to the sauce mixture on the stove and heat until thickened to the consistency of gravy.
  6. Add the chicken into the sauce. Heat thoroughly.
  7. Serve over hot rice.
  8. Sprinkle with sesame seeds and green onions!

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