Total Time
55mins
Prep 25 mins
Cook 30 mins

Delicious copicat recipe! Totally worth it! Taste’s just like the restaurant version

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Whisk together flour, cornstarch, baking soda, and baking powder into a bowl. Pour in 2 tablespoons soy sauce, sherry, 2 tablespoons water, 1 teaspoon vegetable oil, and a dash of sesame oil and mix until smooth. Fold in chicken until coated with the batter, then cover, and refrigerate for 20 minutes.
  2. In a medium saucepan, bring chicken broth, sugar, vinegar, dark soy sauce, sesame oil, chile paste, and garlic to a simmer over high heat. Dissolve ¼ cup cornstarch into ½ cup of water, and stir into boiling sauce. Simmer until the sauce thickens. Reduce heat to low, and keep sauce warm.
  3. Heat oil in a deep fryer or large saucepan to a temperature of 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  4. Drop in half the battered chicken pieces, and fry until golden brown, 3 to 4 minutes. Remove chicken to a paper towel covered plate and repeat with the remaining chicken. Toss fried chicken pieces in the hot sauce. Sprinkle with toasted sesame seeds to garnish. Serve over hot cooked rice.