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Hot Sesame Chicken Recipe

Hot Sesame Chicken Ingredients

  • Hot Sesame Chicken Recipe
    Hot Sesame Chicken Recipe

    2 teaspoons cornstarch

  • 2 tablespoons rice wine
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 dash hot pepper sauce
  • 1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger
  • 1 clove crushed garlic
  • 1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breast halves, cut into bite size
    pieces
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 4 ounces fresh mushrooms, quartered
  • 1 green bell pepper, sliced
  • 4 green onions, sliced diagonally into 1/2 inch pieces

How to make Hot Sesame Chicken

  • To Make Marinade: In a nonporous dish or bowl blend cornstarch with wine or sherry; then stir in lemon juice, soy sauce, hot pepper sauce, ginger and garlic. Blend together and stir in chicken strips. Cover dish and refrigerate to marinate for 3 to 4 hours.
  • In a wok or large skillet, place sesame seeds and dry-fry over medium heat, shaking the wok, until the seeds are a golden brown color. Remove seeds and set aside.
  • To same wok or skillet add sesame oil and vegetable oil and heat slowly. Drain chicken, reserving marinade, and stir-fry in wok a few pieces at a time, until browned. Remove chicken with a slotted spoon and set aside.
  • Add mushrooms and green bell pepper to same wok or skillet and stir-fry for 2 to 3 minutes. Add the scallions and stir-fry 1 minute more. Return chicken to wok, together with reserved marinade, and stir over medium high heat for another 2 to 3 minutes, or until the ingredients are evenly coated with the glaze. Sprinkle toasted sesame seeds on top and serve immediately.
  • Hot Sesame Chicken is ready to serve.

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