Saturday, February 18, 2012

Chinese sesame chicken


Marinate the chicken

2 breasts about 1lb of chicken cut the meat to bite site
Marinate with
1 t of chicken bouillon powder
1/2 t of sesame oil
1 t of soy sauce
1 T of rice wine or sherry
Dash of white pepper
Marinate the chicken for 30 minutes.

For the batter
1/2 cup of flour
1t of baking powder
½ t of baking soda
2/3 cup of water (adjusts water to thick or thins the batter)
4 T of cornstarch
1 T of vegetable oil
Mix everything in a bowl and set aside. (I use store bought tempura powder)

For the sauce.

3 T of honey
2 T of sugar
2 T of ketchup
1 T of vinegar
1 T of soy sauce.
1 t of chili paste for spicy (optional)

Mix them all in a bowl and set aside.

1 T of chop garlic
2 green onion for garnish.
1 T of toasted sesame seeds for garnish.

To Make the Sesame chicken
Add 3 cup of vegetable oil in a wok and turn the heat to medium high,
Take the marinate chicken and coat it with batter or tempura mix.
Deep fry the chicken for 4 minutes or till golden brown, take the chicken out and set it on paper towel.
In the same work leave 1 T of oil and fry the garlic till brown
Add the sauce mix heat it till boiling
Add the cook chicken mix well on low heat
Turn the heat off add green onion
Garnish your chicken with sesame seeds

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