Sesame chicken is complemented by a mixture of diced ginger, red wine vinegar, hoisin sauce, soy sauce, and topped with broccoli and sesame seeds and an optional addition of peanuts.
- 1 lb chicken breast cut into bite sized pieces
- 1 head broccoli about a handful cut up pieces
- sesame seeds
- 1/2 cup peanuts optional
- 1 cup flour
- 1 cup cold water
- 1/4 cup cornstarch
- 1 egg
- 1 tsp salt
- 1 tsp baking powder
- Whisk batter ingredients together until smooth. Set aside for 45 minutes I placed it in the refrigerator due to the raw egg.
- 1 tsp ginger diced
- 1 cup chicken broth
- 2 tbsp sugar
- 2 tbsp red wine vinegar
- 1 tbsp hoisin sauce
- 1 tbsp soy sauce
- 1 tbsp sesame oil
- 2 tsp cornstarch
First, Whisk batter ingredients together until smooth. Set aside for 45 minutes (I placed it in the refrigerator due to the raw egg).
Mix all sauce ingredients together and set aside.
Place chicken pieces into the batter you made earlier. Stir to coat completely.
Fill wok halfway with canola oil and bring to 370-380 degrees. Deep fry chicken pieces, adding one at a time, until golden brown, about 15 minutes.
Remove chicken and keep warm.
Remove oil from wok and wipe out with paper towel. Add 1 tablespoon of olive oil (or canola oil) and stir fry broccoli and peanuts until broccoli is tender crisp, about 3-4 minutes. Add the sauce and stir gently until it bubbles.
Add chicken and stir to combine, coating chicken pieces with the sauce. Sprinkle with sesame seeds and serve over a bed of rice.
Serving: 1portion | Calories: 520kcal | Carbohydrates: 54g | Protein: 39g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 114mg | Sodium: 1320mg | Potassium: 1267mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 1040IU | Vitamin C: 141.1mg | Calcium: 165mg | Iron: 4.2mg