perfect Sesame Chicken Recipe

Sesame Chicken Recipe

This Sesame Chicken recipe is spectacular!



  • 4 boneless chicken breasts
  • Marinade
  • 3 tablespoons light soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon dry sherry
  • 3 drops sesame oil
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil


For the Marinade:

  • 1/2 cup of water
  • 1 cup of chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup of white vinegar
  • 1/4 cup of cornstarch
  • 3/4 cup of sugar
  • 2 tablespoons of dark soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons of sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon of chili paste
  • 1 clove of minced garlic


For Frying

  • 4 cups of peanut oil


For Serving

  • 3 tablespoons of toasted sesame seeds
  • 3 tablespoons of chopped scallions


  1. Cut the chicken into 1-inch cubes.
  2. Mix the marinade ingredients (light soy sauce, dry sherry, 3 drops sesame oil, flour, 2 tablespoons cornstarch, 2 tablespoons water, baking powder, baking soda and vegetable oil)
  3. Soak chicken pieces in the marinade for 30 minutes.
  4. To prepare the sauce, place 1/2 cup water, chicken broth, white vinegar, 1/4 cup cornstarch, sugar, dark soy sauce, 2 tablespoons sesame oil, chili paste and garlic in a small pot and bring to a boil, stirring continuously.
  5. Turn the heat down to low and keep warm while you are deep-frying the chicken.
  6. Heat peanut oil in a deep skillet over a medium-high heat.
  7. Add the marinated chicken pieces a few at a time, and deep-fry until golden brown (about 4-6 minutes).
  8. Drain chicken pieces on paper towels and then repeat the process with the rest of the chicken pieces.
  9. Just before you are finished deep-frying, bring the sauce back up to a boil.
  10. Place the chicken on a large platter and pour the sauce over it.
  11. Sprinkle chicken with sesame seeds.
  12. Sprinkle all with chopped scallions.
  13. Serve with rice.


For more great American recipes and other free printable items, visit any of the links shown on this page.

more American Favorites

Traditional Recipes from Every State

See Main Entree Page

Side Dishes

Dessert Recipes

Another Great Recipe Collection

Other useful Links


Hit this link to learn How to Work from Home   anywhere in America.


See PhD Programs in All 50 States.

Look here for Low-Cost Car Insurance in All 50 States.

Visit this page for Fact & Photo Galleries from All 50 States.

See this page for Affordable Travel Deals to and around all 50 states and Washington DC.

Go here for a detailed list of Factory Outlets in All 50 States.


Look Here Right Now to see the ONLY Authenticated Photo Image of Crazy Horse known to exist. Also read the FREE full text story of his life, with many more images included. Prepare to be Amazed!