Sesame Chicken- Indo-Chinese Dish
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Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Indo-Chinese
Serves: 4 People
For marinating chicken
  • Chicken breast or thighs, cut into thin wedges- 3
  • Soy sauce, low sodium- 1 tbsp
  • Hoisin sauce- ½ tbsp
  • Egg, beaten-1
  • Corn starch- 4 tbsp
  • Ground pepper- ½ tsp
For cooking
  • Oil- 3 tbsp, used for frying chicken
  • Garlic, chopped- 2 cloves
  • Ginger, chopped- 2 inch slice
  • Green onions, chopped- 2 stalks
  • Onions, cubed- 1, large
  • Green pepper, diced- 1
  • Soy sauce- 1 tbsp
  • Hoisin sauce- ½ tbsp
  • Sambal Oelek or Chili paste- 2 tsp
  • Sesame seeds, white- 3 tbsp
  • Lemon juice- ½ tbsp
  • Sesame oil- 2 tsp
Other ingredients
  • Oil- to deep fry chicken
  1. In a bowl, combine all the above mentioned ingredients "for marinating chicken". Keep aside for 15 minutes.
  2. Heat enough oil for frying in a pan and fry the chicken in batches till it turns golden in color. Transfer to a kitchen paper towel.
  3. Place a wok over medium heat, add 3 tbsp of oil used for frying chicken.
  4. Add chopped ginger and garlic, saute and let it turn golden in color.
  5. Add spring onions, saute for a few minutes.
  6. Add onion and green pepper, stir fry over medium high heat till the veggies turn slight tender. Do not over cook it.
  7. Add the fried chicken, combine well.
  8. Add soy sauce, hoisin sauce, sambal oelek or chili paste, combine well and stir fry for a minute.
  9. Drizzle lemon juice, add sesame seeds, stir fry for a couple of minutes.
  10. Add sesame oil, stir fry for a few minutes.
  11. Remove the wok from the heat. serve along with rice or roti.
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