Sesame Chicken Recipe

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  • 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!