Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 10 mins

There are lots of variations on sesame chicken - here's my version that I got from a friend. My boyfriend loves it and requests it all the time. Exact amounts are listed, but this is a recipe you can "eyeball" and adjust as you like.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cut chicken into strips and stir fry in the sesame oil.
  2. Reduce heat.
  3. Add all remaining ingredients EXCEPT the cornstarch to the chicken.
  4. Don't overcook (it cooks fast).
  5. Thicken and coat the chicken with the thickening mixture.
  6. Add the cornstarch and cook until bubbly.


Most Helpful

YUM! This was a wonderful find, I was looking for a quick chicken dish and I found this one while doing a search. The dish was so quick to make and the flavour was truly wonderful. I used chicken thighs because it was all I had at home and also had to substitute the plum sauce to cranberry sauce. I used the water to dilute the cornstarch/corn flour because of past experiences the corn flour would of had been lumpy if I added directly to hot dish. I served it on steam rice. Thank you Lilolme for a great dish.

Chef floWer January 23, 2008

Really good! Nice and fast, too. It was very tasty just as directed; we also added coarsely cut pieces of onion and green pepper as a variation.

Spicy Gal November 03, 2004

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