search saves

Ma You Ji (Sesame Oil Chicken)

The chicken is mild sweet from being cooked in Chinese rice wine. From "Saveur" magazine.

Ready In:
1hr 20mins
Serves:
Units:

ingredients

directions

  • Heat oil in a skillet or wok over high heat; add ginger and cook, stirring often, until fragrant, about 1 minute.
  • Add chicken and toss to coat with the oil, stirring occasionally, until lightly browned, about 7 minutes.
  • Remove breast meat and transfer to a plate.
  • Add wine and bring to a boil; reduce to medium low and simmer, covered, about 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Return breast meat and cook 15 minutes; season with salt.
Submit a Recipe Correction

MY PRIVATE NOTES

Add a Note
Advertisement
Enter The Sweepstakes
Advertisement

RECIPE MADE WITH LOVE BY

@threeovens
Contributor
@threeovens
Contributor
"The chicken is mild sweet from being cooked in Chinese rice wine. From "Saveur" magazine."
icons / sparkles / sparkles

JOIN THE CONVERSATION

icons / sparkles / sparkles
icons / camera
upload
icons / star / star-outline
review
icons / write-a-review
tweak
icons / question
ask
all
reviews
tweaks
q&a
sort by: icons / navigate / navigate-down
  1. Member 610488
    I used sake instead of the michiu and it came out very well. The alcohol cooks out and leaves the sweet flavors of the sake and the sesame oil in a kind of dark caramel sauce. The chicken was very good and I would make it again. Made for Chinese/Vietnamese New years Tag Game 2012.
    Reply
  2. threeovens
    The chicken is mild sweet from being cooked in Chinese rice wine. From "Saveur" magazine.
Advertisement