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Honey Sesame Chicken

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Does your family love chicken but are tired of the same recipe over and over?

This Honey Sesame Chicken is super sweet and juicy!

Lightly battered to add that golden brown color and texture you crave.

Serve with your favorite side dish and you have the perfect weeknight meal.

Prep Time: 20 minutesCook Time: 20-25 minutesServings: 4

Ingredients:

1 ½ lb. Boneless skinless chicken breasts cut into pieces

2 Tbsp. Olive oil

2 tsp. Minced garlic 

For the batter:

⅔ C. All-purpose flour

1 Egg white

½ tsp. Baking powder

¼ C. Cornstarch

½ C. Ice water

Salt to taste

For the sauce:

1 tsp. Sesame oil

½ C. Water

⅓ C. Honey

1 tsp. Apple cider vinegar

Salt to taste

Oil for frying

Sesame seeds for garnish

Instructions:

Step 1: Mix together the ingredients for the batter until well combined.

A. Add the flour

B. Add Baking Soda

C. Add Cornstarch 

D. Add ice water

Step 2: Heat a few inches of oil in a deep-sided skillet until it reaches 350 degrees.

Step 3: Dip the chicken into the batter and place it into the oil. Fry until cooked through, crispy, and starting to brown lightly. Remove and drain on a paper towel-lined plate.

Step 4: Once all of the chicken has been fried, add 2 tbsp of olive oil to a skillet over medium-high heat.

Step 5: Add the garlic to the skillet and saute for 30 seconds.

Step 6:  Place the chicken into the skillet.

Step 7: Mix the sauce ingredients together in a bowl and pour over the chicken.

A. Add water 

B. Add Sesame Oil 

C. Add Honey

D. Add the Apple Cider Vinegar

Step 8: Saute the chicken until the sauce thickens and the chicken is browned.

Step 9: Garnish with sesame seeds.

Serve your Honey Sesame Chicken with a side of rice or mixed vegetables. 

Enjoy more family time and less cooking :-).

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Honey Sesame Chicken

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 4
Want a sweet and savory easy chicken dinner with a touch of honey. Super moist chicken fried to perfection and drizzled with amazing homemade sauce.
5 from 2 votes

Ingredients 

  • 1 ½ lb. Boneless skinless chicken breasts cut into pieces
  • 2 Tbsp. Olive oil
  • 2 tsp. Minced garlic

For the batter:

  • C. All purpose flour
  • 1 Egg white
  • ½ tsp. Baking powder
  • ¼ C. Cornstarch
  • ½ C. Ice water
  • Salt to taste

For the sauce:

  • 1 tsp. Sesame oil
  • ½ C. Water
  • C. Honey
  • 1 tsp. Apple cider vinegar
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil for frying
  • Sesame seeds for garnish

Instructions

  • Mix together the ingredients for the batter until well combined.
  • Heat a few inches of oil in a deep sided skillet until it reaches 350 degrees.
  • Dip the chicken into the batter and place into the oil. Fry until cooked through, crispy and starting to brown lightly. Remove and drain on a paper towel lined plate.
  • Once all of the chicken has been fried, add 2 tbsp of olive oil to a skillet over medium high heat.
  • Add the garlic to the skillet and saute for 30 seconds.
  • Place the chicken into the skillet.
  • Mix the sauce ingredients together in a bowl and pour over the chicken.
  • Saute the chicken until the sauce thickens and the chicken is browned.
  • Garnish with sesame seeds.

Nutrition

Serving: 4g | Calories: 620kcal | Carbohydrates: 49g | Protein: 57g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 16g | Cholesterol: 145mg | Sodium: 497mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 23g
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