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Ginger Sesame Chicken

Credit: Photo by Kirsty Redden of Lovetocook4ppl

This is a wonderful sticky chicken dish that you can serve with rice or noodles it will serve 4 people

Ingredients

3 chicken breasts cut up

5 tbs cornflour

2 eggs

8 tbs plain flour

2 teaspoons smoked paprika

1/2 sea salt

1/2 white pepper

1 tsp garlic granules ground to a powder

For sauce

2 tbs sweet chili sauce

4 tbs dark soy sauce

2 tbs honey

1 tbs rice wine vinegar

3 garlic cloves minced

2 tbs light brown sugar

2 tbs sesame oil

Thumb sized piece ginger grated

1 tbs hoisin sauce

3 tbs ketchup

2 tbs honey

1 tsp black garlic paste

Veg oil for frying

Sesame seeds

Half red chilli chopped in rings

Green parts of spring onions chopped

Now for the method

  • Mix your plain flour, garlic powder, salt, pepper, and smoked paprika together
  • Put your chicken in a bowl and coat with the cornflour then dip it in the egg then the flour mixture
  • Then put in a hot pan with oil and cook until browned all over then transfer to plate you might need to do in two batches, so you don’t over crowd the pan.
  • Quickly fry off your green pepper.
  • In a wok put your sauce ingredients stir lightly then put on heat once simmering put the chicken in and let it bubble and coat until it’s thick and sticky
  • Add in your green pepper and warm through
  • Serve with coconut rice or noodles and topped with chilli’s sesame seeds.

This recipe is from Kirsty Redden.  Kirsty is a Cambridge food blogger and home cook, her recipes can be found on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter and a great new recipe site called Cookly Bookly as Lovetocook4ppl