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SWEET AND SOUR SESAME CHICKEN

Posted by crizlai On July - 5 - 2012|

Sometimes, a simple recipe would keep the appetite of any diner happy. Hereโ€™s a quick and easy recipe to storm up a beautifully tasting Sweet & Sour Sesame Chicken. I hope you all love the dish as I did~ Happy cooking~ ๐Ÿ™‚

SWEETSOURCHICKEN

The recipe is so simple that you can have your meal within minutes. Hereโ€™s the recipe:

INGREDIENTS:
4 chicken drumsticks (remove bone, wash with salt and cut to bite sizes)
2 garlic cloves (finely chop)
1 large onion (fine brunoise: 1/16โ€ cubes)
1 red chili (fine brunoise: 1/16โ€ cubes, replaceable with capsicum or bird eye chilies for extra spiciness, keep some for garnishing)
1 tbsp coriander stalk (cut finely, keep leaves for garnishing)
2 tbsp toasted sesame seeds (keep some for garnishing)
3 tbsp plum sauce
2 tbsp Thai chili sauce (strain if you do not like the seeds)
Oil

MARINATES:
1 tbsp sesame oil
1 1/2 tbsp soy sauce (add more if your soy sauce is not the salty type)
1 tbsp ginger juice (grate young ginger and juice)
Pepper
Multipurpose frying flour

GARNISHES:
Red chilies, coriander leaves, toasted sesame seeds

PREPARATIONS:
โ€ข Marinate the chicken cuts with the sesame oil, ginger juice, soy sauce and some dashes of pepper for 1-2 hours.
โ€ข When you are ready to cook, coat the marinated chicken cuts with enough multi-purpose frying flour until the chicken pieces wonโ€™t stick together.
โ€ข Heat up enough oil on MEDIUM-HIGH fire and deep fry the chicken until golden brown. Scoop, drain dry and leave aside.
โ€ข Leave about 2 tbsp oil in the wok and sautรฉ the garlic and onions until caramelized.
โ€ข Add in the red chilies and coriander and sautรฉ for another 2 minutes.
โ€ข Add in the plum sauce and Thai chili sauce and stir well. Add a tiny bit of hot water if itโ€™s too sticky.
โ€ข Pour in the deep fried chicken pieces and toasted sesame seeds and stir coat thoroughly.
โ€ข Scoop onto a serving plate, garnish with some red chilies, toasted sesame seed and coriander as suggested/shown above.
โ€ข Serve hot with some steamed rice.

(Serves: 3-4)

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One Response to “SWEET AND SOUR SESAME CHICKEN”

  1. this is like the gulouyok? just that you’re using chicken instead of pork.

    Nope~ This is a totally different sauce. Yours uses more of tomato ketchup, shao xing with a dash of LP sauce. ๐Ÿ™‚

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