Perfect Sesame Chicken
The very best sesame chicken recipe, which you can make at home. It’s simple to adjust the tasty sauce to your preferred level of sweetness or tanginess.
Prepare the battered chicken: Sift flour 2 tablespoons cornstarch baking soda and baking powder into a bowl.
Pour in low-sodium soy sauce sherry 2 tablespoons water vegetable oil and dash sesame oil; stir until smooth.
Stir in chicken until coated with the batter then cover and refrigerate for 20 minutes.
Meanwhile make the sauce: Bring chicken broth sugar vinegar dark soy sauce sesame oil chile paste and garlic to a boil in a saucepan over high heat.
Dissolve 1/4 cup cornstarch into 1/2 cup water and stir into boiling sauce.
Simmer until the sauce thickens and turns clear about 2 minutes.
Reduce heat to low and keep sauce warm.