If you have ever had this in a restaurant it is seriously delicious. The flavours that go into this dish are just amazing. Sesame works so well with the chicken. This dish has an array of flavours, sweet, savoury and spicy all at once. Try it for yourself!

Asian Sesame Chicken

Serves 4

 

Ingredients for the Sauce:

4 Chicken Breasts- Diced in Large Chunks

2tbsp Olive Oil

1tbsp Sesame Oil

5 Spring Onions- Finely Chopped

4 Cloves Garlic- Crushed

1tsp Ginger- Pureed

1-2tbsp Sesame Seeds

2tbsp Soy Sauce

½ tbsp Sweet Chilli Sauce

1tsp Red Chilli Flakes

1tsp Black Pepper

1 tsp Muscovado Sugar

1 ½ -2 Cups Water

1tbsp Corn Flour to Thicken the Sauce

 

Method

Take a wide wok, heat the oil and add the spring onions, garlic and ginger.  Let the onions cook on a high flame for a minute then add all the other ingredients apart from the chicken and sesame seeds. Let the sauce thicken before turning off the heat.

 

Marinade the Chicken for 1 hour with:

2tbsp Oyster Sauce

1tbsp Soy Sauce

Pinch of Salt and Pepper

1tbsp Brown Sauce

 

 

 

Batter Ingredients:

½ Cup Plain Flour

3tbsp Corn Flour

1 Egg

Salt to taste

Water

 

Method

 

Mix all the batter ingredients to get a smooth consistency. Do not make it too runny. It should be thick enough to coat the chicken pieces. Take the pieces of chicken and dip into the batter. Deep fry in batches until the chicken is cooked through.  Once all the chicken is fried, add the chicken pieces to the sauce and sprinkle the sesame seeds.

Serve hot with rice. Delicious!