Thursday, August 18, 2011

Sesame Chicken

Back and forth, to and fro. What else is new for cooking, you tell me please? Either we repeat the same dishes over and over again, or we put, even a tiny bit of effort for a different dish. Right. Undeniably. So, the question now is, what's in store for you today? Obviously, Sesame Chicken. Absolutely. Food of Chinese lingo (Chinese Black Vinegar Chicken, Salted Egg Chicken & Chinese Fried Rice), of course Chinese style cooking (Steamed Whit Pompret). What is the role of sesame seeds for this recipe? Basically, after all that you have done, done with cooking, sesame is then sprinkled atop the fried chicken tipped into a sweet (Honey Chilli Chicken), spicy (Indian Chicken Curry, Chicken Devil Curry, Cashew Masala Chicken & Butter Chicken) and that bit salty sauce. Can I go now please? Thank you.

For the Chicken
350g/1/4 chicken - cut into bite sizes and combine with:
1 tbsp ginger juice
1 tsp dark soy sauce
1 tsp corn flour
1 tsp rice flour

Other Ingredients
3 fresh red chillies - sliced thinly
4 shallots - chopped
1/2 tbsp(more or less) honey
3 sprigs curry leaves
1 1/2 tbsp roasted sesame seeds
Salt for taste
Oil (as needed)

When oil is heated, deep fry chicken.
Remove and keep aside.
In the same wok, leave about 2 tbsp of oil
Add in the chillies,shallots and curry leaves.
Very quickly give a good stir.
Next goes in honey and salt.
Stir all the ingredients before adding fried chicken.
Stir again to coat the chicken with the sauce.
Off the heat and sprinkle in the sesame seeds.


  1. Ohh I love this! Your sesame chicken looks fantastic and I'm loving all the flavors, yum! :)

  2. I love this dish but I prefer it with less sesame seeds.

  3. Isn't this is what we love as Malaysian, that spicy, sweet and crunchy taste???

  4. phewww looks good... can i juz put the chicken in the microwave instead of frying it..?

  5. Oh wow, this looks fantastic! I love all the different flavors in here, especially the peppers. :-D

  6. thanks for the compliments everyone.
    Azmie - I don't think you can do that because the deep fried chicken pieces makes a different for that crunchy taste.

  7. This sounds great, would love to try it.


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