Sweet and Spicy Sesame Chicken Recipe | Yummly

Sweet and Spicy Sesame Chicken

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  • 6 chicken breasts (skinless, boneless, cut into one inch pieces)
  • 1 cup corn starch
  • vegetable oil (for frying)
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons black sesame seeds
  • 2 tablespoons white sesame seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon red chili flakes (dried)
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 tablespoons chives (dried chopped)
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium24% DV580mg
    Fat12% DV8g
    Protein49% DV25g
    Carbs7% DV22g
    Fiber2% DV<1g
    Calories260Calories from Fat70
    Total Fat8g12%
    Saturated Fat1.5g8%
    Trans Fat0g
    Calories from Fat70
    Total Carbohydrate22g7%
    Dietary Fiber<1g2%
    Vitamin A6%
    Vitamin C8%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Melina Sierra 19 days ago
    So good and easy! I also added a little bit of teriyaki sauce for some extra ummmph. Didn’t have sesame seeds to garnish with, but I don’t think that made a difference. Definitely making it again!
    Diana Gutierrez 19 days ago
    It turned out great!
    Diane Rapp a month ago
    Delicious and easy. My go to recipe!
    Don T 1967 2 months ago
    it was excellent. my daughter picked it.
    Toni Bessell 3 months ago
    Was delicious will definitely make it again
    Jan 4 months ago
    A little too much ketchup for me however my husband loved it I will make it again
    Julio Laur 4 months ago
    Yummy! Easy recipe I used egg to make the corn starch stick better to the chicken
    Sarah P. 7 months ago
    So delicious!! I was very skeptical because I really don’t like ketchup. But this was mouthwatering. Added 4 cloves of fresh garlic instead of the powder. Will make again!!!
    shahirah noor azam 7 months ago
    Great! My friends loved it
    Rebecca Dye a year ago
    Added to the "winners" list. Perfect with jasmine rice.
    Pauline a year ago
    Easy to make I halved the sauce or it freezes well for quick dinner next time
    Keisha Crosby a year ago
    Pretty good and I added shrimp
    Aly N. a year ago
    Too much of a ketchup taste.otherwise good
    Chaya Taylor a year ago
    Fam loved it. I used the air fryer though I coated the chicken with the oil an corn starch.
    Peibulu Tamara a year ago
    soooooooooo good!! perfect amount of spice and sweetness
    Roza a year ago
    My kids really enjoyed this
    Faith Garcia a year ago
    This is hands down the best sweet and spicy chicken we’ve ever had!
    Samantha Lewis a year ago
    It tasted great but needs a better technique in regards to the breading.
    Helen 2 years ago
    Very tasty. Easy to cook.
    Mac 2 years ago
    Husband approved! Just had an issue with the sauce, it took awhile to thicken the sauce so i ended up adding cornstarch into it.
    Amy Hardas 2 years ago
    Really good! The kids even liked it!!
    Haven D. 2 years ago
    My family rates this 11/10 and my husband was skeptical as he doesn’t like “tangy” flavor but it didn’t turn out that way at all and he loved it! Everyone ate all theirs and my two year old had seconds. The way the chicken is lightly fried in the corn starch adds the yummiest texture and flavor. I tweaked it a little and was out of sesame seeds so didn’t go out of my way for that. Drizzled in a bit of honey and instead of Chile flakes I added 2 TBS sriracha. Didn’t make it too spicy but can definitely build with more. Making my mom make it for their house tonight. Thank you!
    Tina Smith 2 years ago
    Great dish, it will be a regular now!
    Nick Ehrhart 2 years ago
    Best sesame chicken recipe yet
    A$$lee 2 years ago
    Super easy, I used grilled chicken and sriracha. It was realllyyy yummy!
    Heather Rae 2 years ago
    very tasy dish, I personally woud add a little more chilli and garlic but I will definitely cook again.
    Scott Parker 2 years ago
    10/10 would cook again
    Jacqueline Matos 2 years ago
    Delicious! It was a big hit!
    Graham 2 years ago
    Very lovey and easy to make ***************************************** Will make again
    Delicious recipe!!!! I cant wait to make this again.