- 1-1 ½ kg Boneless, Skinless Chicken Thighscut into a cube shape
- 1 tbsp. Sesame oil
- ¼ cup Soy Sauce
- 2 tbsp Light brown sugar
- 1 tbsp. each Minced garlic and gingerseparately
- 5 tbsps Hoisin sauce
- 2 tbsps Fresh orange juice
- 1 tbsp Cornstarch
- 2 tbsps Toasted sesame seeds
- 2 tbsps Sliced green onions
- 1 tbsp Coldwater
- Cooking spray
Sesame Chicken, a dish from the origin of China, is commonly found in the Chinese restaurants of the US. It resembles the General Tso’s chicken dish, but its taste is slightly sweet than spicy. It has chicken thigh pieces that are de-boned, battered, or deep-fried along with a dressing of transparent, brownish sweet sauce made from corn starch, vinegar, wine, chicken broth, and sugar. It is also called the last and primary presenter of sesame’s chicken. There are also substitutions for chicken in this dish like beef and shrimp. Vegetables are optional servings for this dish as well.
Sesame chicken is also widely known for cooked with ginger, and many people appreciate the flavor of this dish with some boiled rice. If you are looking for some ideas to prepare at home and practice your cooking skills, we will suggest trying Ginger sesame chicken recipe as it has lots of health benefits and is easy to make. Daily food menus can have this dish enlisted in them as anyone who loves to cook can quickly adapt its procedures if they are willing to give their cooking some detailed attention.
Grab a non-stick pan or skillet and add oil. Swirl to coat the whole pot and let it heat on a slow flame for 5-10 minutes.
You can rather marinade the chicken with sesame oil, sugar, soy sauce, and pepper for one hour in the fridge and then cook it, or directly add ingredients with fried chicken. We will save your time and fry the chicken first. When the chicken is ready, shift it to a slow cooker, which is already coated with cooking spray.
Add soy sauce, sugar, orange juice, hoisin sauce, minced ginger, and garlic altogether and pour them on the chicken.
Mix well and cover the cooker with lid. Let it cook on low heat for a maximum of 1 hour until the chicken is tender.
Use a sieve and separate the cooked chicken mixture from its cooking oil into a separate saucepan. Let the chicken set aside in a dish. Remove any solids from the oil and let the oil boil on medium heat for a few minutes.
Mix cornstarch and water and make a separate mixture.
Add the mixture to cooking oil and stir well to blend correctly.
Let it come to one boil and make it thick while stirring constantly.
Pour the melted mixture on chicken and sprinkle sesame seeds and spring onions on it.
Enjoy it hot with nicely boiled rice.