Honey Sesame Chicken

Honey Sesame Chicken Recipe
Ingredients (Serves 4)
1. Boneless chicken – 1/2 kg, cubed
2. Beaten egg – 1
Soy sauce – 1 tsp
Salt – 1/4 tsp
Pepper powder- 1/8 tsp
Garlic powder – 1 pinch
Baking soda – 1/4 tsp
3. Corn starch- 1/3 cup
All purpose flour/ maida – 3-4 tbsp
4. Vegetable / peanut oil – To deep fry
For the sauce
5. Tomato ketchup – 2-3 tbsp
Soy sauce – 1.5 tbsp
Honey- 2.5 tbsp
Brown sugar / granulated sugar – 1/2 tsp
White wine vinegar / rice wine vinegar- 1 tbsp
Pepper powder- 1 pinch
Chicken stock / water – 3 tbsp (I used 1 tsp maggi chicken stock cube + 3 tbsp hot water)
6. Oil – 2 tsp
Garlic – 2 tsp, minced
7. Corn starch- 1 tsp in 1 tbsp water
8. Sesame seeds, slightly toasted – 1.5 tbsp
Method
1. Combine the chicken cubes with ingredients numbered 2. Set aside for 30 minutes.
2. Combine all the ingredients numbered 5 in a small bowl. Combine 1 tsp corn starch in 1.5 tbsp water and set aside.
3. Combine 1/3 cup corn starch and 3 tbsp all purpose flour in a wide plate. Dip the chicken pieces one by one and coat well. Deep-fry the coated chicken pieces in 2-3 batches for 4-5 minutes until completely cooked and crisp. Drain on to a paper towel(you can double-fry the chicken pieces for extra crispness).
4. Heat 2-3 tsp oil in a pan and add minced garlic. Cook for a few seconds and add the sauces. Mix well. Next add corn starch slurry and cook till the sauce thickens. Add the fried chicken pieces. Mix well and stir fry for a minute until chicken is well-coated with the sauces. Sprinkle 1.5 tbsp sesame seeds and 2 tbsp spring onion. Toss well. Serve hot with fried rice / noodles.

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Maya Akhil

Wife, Mother, Blogger and above all, an ardent lover of good food. I cook, serve, and eat with almost the same passion. The divine aroma that fills the kitchen when I cook or bake is simply what keeps me going!

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