Take-Out Style Sesame Chicken


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If you’re ordering take-out, don’t bother. This take-out style sesame chicken is so much better and so much quicker! Sweet, tasty and fun!

Take-Out Style Sesame Chicken on a black plate next to brown rice with chopsticks on the plate, on a white cloth on a brown table

And when I say “fun” I mean it. This is such a quick and easy recipe, the kids can make it on kid’s cook night. Just measure, mix and cook, then you’re looking at take-out style sesame chicken for dinner.

Seriously, in the time it takes to make your rice and get plates on the table, you’re ready to eat. Name a restaurant that can do take-out that fast! If you’re ready to experience it, let’s get cookin’!

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What You Need to Make Easy Take-Out Style Sesame Chicken

Take-out style sesame chicken is really a basic recipe. But you’d never know that from the complex flavors. Just check it out, the ingredient list is so simple!

Here’s what you need:

  • 2 chicken breast, skinned and cubed
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 tsp sesame oil or stir fry oil
  • 1 tbsp rice wine vinegar
  • 2 tbsp corn starch
  • 1 tbsp hone
  • 1 tbsp sesame seeds

How to Make Take-Out Style Sesame Chicken

Step 1

Coat the bottom of your pan with the sesame oil and place it over high heat.

Step 2

Add chicken, brown sugar and garlic then stir to combine, turning down the heat to medium high.

Step 3

Add the corn starch and mix.

Step 4

When the chicken starts to turn white on the edges, add the sesame seeds and continue to stir periodically.

Step 5

Add the honey and rice wine vinegar and stir to combine.

Step 6

Pour the soy sauce over the top and stir sparingly while the chicken cooks for about 10 minutes or until the chicken is cooked throughout.

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Yield: 6 Servings Sesame Chicken

Sesame Chicken

Sesame Chicken

If you're ordering take-out, don't bother. This take-out style sesame chicken is so much better and so much quicker! Sweet, tasty and fun!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 chicken breast, skinned and cubed
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 tsp sesame oil or stir fry oil
  • 1 tbsp rice wine vinegar
  • 2 tbsp corn starch
  • 1 tbsp hone
  • 1 tbsp sesame seeds

Instructions

  1. Coat the bottom of your pan with the sesame oil and place it over high heat.
  2. Add chicken, brown sugar and garlic then stir to combine, turning down the heat to medium high.
  3. Add the corn starch and mix.
  4. When the chicken starts to turn white on the edges, add the sesame seeds and continue to stir periodically.
  5. Add the honey and rice wine vinegar and stir to combine.
  6. Pour the soy sauce over the top and stir sparingly while the chicken cooks for about 10 minutes or until the chicken is cooked throughout.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

6

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 195Total Fat: 9gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 50mgSodium: 429mgCarbohydrates: 9gFiber: 1gSugar: 4gProtein: 18g

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