Lunch/Dinner Recipes

Sesame Chicken Recipe

Sesame Chicken Recipe - Zulay Kitchen

Chicken is delicious in all its versions and ways of cooking, however there is one recipe that will leave you wanting more, Sesame Chicken!
This Sesame Chicken Recipe is easy to prepare, you will enjoy crispy chicken pieces bathed in a sweet and sour sauce, sesame and green onions. It goes great with rice, vegetables and salads. Try it and you will see how it becomes one of your favorite recipes, join us!


COURSE: Lunch/Dinner

For the chicken:
  • 1 Large chicken breast, chopped into small pieces
  • 1/4 Cup oil
  • 2 Eggs
  • 5 Tablespoons corn starch
  • 8 Tablespoons plain flour
  • ½ Teaspoon salt
  • ½ Teaspoon pepper
  • ½ Teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 Teaspoons paprika
  • 1/2 Teaspoon cumin (optional)
For the sauce:
  • 1 Tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 Teaspoon crushed garlic
  • 1 Tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 2 Tablespoons honey
  • 3 Tablespoons tomato sauce
  • 2 Tablespoons brown sugar
  • 4 Tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 Tablespoons sesame seeds
  • 2 Tablespoons sliced green onions
  • White rice for serving


  1. Place the chopped chicken in a bowl along with the garlic, paprika, cumin, salt and pepper. Mix well.
  2. Place the eggs in a bowl and lightly beat them, set aside.
  3. In another bowl, mix the corn starch and flour.
  4. Heat a frying pan over medium heat and add the oil.
  5. Dip each piece of chicken in the egg mixture, then in the flour. Repeat the process with all the chicken.
  6. Add 7-8 pieces of chicken to the skillet. Cook for 5 minutes or until crispy and golden brown. Repeat the process with the rest of the chicken. Drain chicken on paper towels.
  7. For the sauce: heat the oil in a frying pan over medium heat. Add the garlic and cook for 30 seconds. Add the sauce ingredients, stir and cook for 3-4 minutes or until the sauce thickens slightly.
  8. Add the crispy chicken to the skillet and stir to coat with the sauce. Sprinkle with sesame seeds and green onions.
  9. Serve with rice, enjoy!


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