This delicious sesame chicken recipe is a great way to enjoy a classic Chinese dish in the comfort of your own home. It’s easy to make and full of flavor. The combination of sesame oil, soy sauce, and garlic creates a savory and slightly sweet sauce that coats the chicken and vegetables perfectly. Serve it over steamed rice for a complete meal.
- 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch cubes
- 1/4 cup cornstarch
- 1/4 cup vegetable oil
- 1/4 cup sesame oil
- 1/4 cup soy sauce
- 2 tablespoons honey
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
- 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
- 1/2 cup sliced green onions
- 1/4 cup sesame seeds
- 2 cups cooked white rice
- In a shallow bowl, combine the cornstarch and chicken cubes. Toss to coat.
- In a large skillet over medium-high heat, heat the vegetable oil. Add the chicken cubes and cook for 5-7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the chicken is cooked through and golden brown.
- In a small bowl, whisk together the sesame oil, soy sauce, honey, garlic, ginger, and red pepper flakes. Pour the sauce over the chicken and stir to coat.
- Add the green onions and sesame seeds and cook for an additional 2 minutes, stirring occasionally.
- Serve the sesame chicken over cooked white rice.
Serving size: 1/4 of recipe