Friday, January 28, 2011

I might have posted this recipe earlier

Holy cow the name doesnt lie. I'm cooking this up for Josh tonight since he finished his Boards!! That combined with a treat his friend Paul dropped off, hopefully will make for a nice night. Wanted to make a special dessert but didnt have time. I guess he'll have to settle for me! lol TMI oh well!
Heres the web site. I need to figure out how to put links on here.

Addictive Sesame Chicken

"My family begs for this dish! Much easier to prepare than the ingredient list indicates. If you are a fan of Chinese food, prepare to become ADDICTED to this yummy sesame chicken. Serve over jasmine rice."

Prep Time:
30 Min
Cook Time:
20 Min
Ready In:
50 Min



  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon dry sherry
  • 1 dash sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon canola oil
  • 4 (5 ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves, cut into 1-inch cubes

  • 1 quart vegetable oil for frying
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup distilled white vinegar
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon red chile paste (such as Thai Kitchen®)
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons toasted sesame seeds


  1. Combine the 2 tablespoons soy sauce, the dry sherry, dash of sesame oil, flour, 2 tablespoons cornstarch, 2 tablespoons water, baking powder, baking soda, and canola oil in a large bowl. Mix well; stir in the chicken. Cover and refrigerate for 20 minutes.
  2. Heat oil in a deep-fryer or large saucepan to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  3. Combine the 1/2 cup water, chicken broth, vinegar, 1/4 cup cornstarch, sugar, 2 tablespoons soy sauce, 2 tablespoons sesame oil, red chili paste, and garlic in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Turn heat to low and keep warm, stirring occasionally.
  4. Fry the marinated chicken in batches until cooked through and golden brown, 3 to 5 minutes. Drain on paper towels.
  5. Transfer the chicken to a large platter, top with sauce, and sprinkle with sesame seeds.