Rating: 4.76 stars
63 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 48
  • 4 star values: 15
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0

A healthier, simpler, and more savory take on sesame chicken. This recipe can be made with regular flour or with a gluten-free flour mix, along with basic ingredients you can already find in your kitchen. My husband absolutely loves it and it is the perfect alternative to a night in with take-out. Best served with steamed rice, broccoli, carrots, and water chestnuts. Serve with steamed rice and vegetables.

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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Cut chicken breasts into 1 1/2-inch slices about 1/4-inch thick. Season with salt and pepper. Combine flour, red pepper flakes, garlic powder, and onion powder in a large bowl. Add chicken and toss well. Add soy sauce, sesame oil, and honey; stir to coat.

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  • Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken and cook, stirring occasionally, until golden brown and juices run clear, 10 to 15 minutes.

Cook's Note:

You can use toasted or regular sesame oil.

Nutrition Facts

253 calories; protein 32.3g; carbohydrates 5.7g; fat 10.5g; cholesterol 86.1mg; sodium 728.9mg. Full Nutrition
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Reviews (27)

Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
04/01/2019
Super easy and absolutely delicious! If you have kids (or any other non-spicy eaters) you will want to scale back the red pepper flakes. IMHO the sweet and heat really makes it though. Will definitely be making this again. Read More
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63 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 48
  • 4 star values: 15
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 5 stars
03/31/2019
Super easy and absolutely delicious! If you have kids (or any other non-spicy eaters) you will want to scale back the red pepper flakes. IMHO the sweet and heat really makes it though. Will definitely be making this again. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
03/27/2019
Pretty quick to put together. Flavor is great! Even the kids loved it. I added some toasted sesame seeds. Will make again! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
12/20/2018
Will definitely make this again! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
11/29/2020
My family loved the recipe. The only thing I would change is omitting the salt because the soya sauce is salty enough. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
12/19/2019
It was yummy! I substituted flour with gluten free flour mix and gluten free soy sauce. However I used a stainless steel frying pan, added cashews, onions and colorful peppers. Loved it! Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
01/15/2019
It was spicy so next time I m doing half the red pepper lakes. But other than that it was a hit!! Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
11/06/2019
Super easy and was a hit with the kids. This ones going in the save pile Read More
Rating: 5 stars
07/08/2020
Super easy and fast to make. Little spicy, I would add one tsp less red pepper flakes next time. Very flavourful. Will definitely make this 9ne over and over again. My new favorite chicken recipe. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
04/22/2020
VERY tasty. I made it with steamed broccoli and carats over cauliflower rice. The recipe is a bit on the hot side. My wife said she’d use less pepper flakes. Read More