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Healthier Pan-Fried Honey-Sesame Chicken

Rated as 4.75 out of 5 Stars

"This is a healthier version of honey-sesame chicken that's pan-fried instead of deep-fried--an easy, home-cooked meal that's salty, sweet, and a little bit spicy. It's a combination of flavors so deliciously right that you'll never think about Asian takeout again. Serve over rice or noodles, and garnish with sesame seeds and green onion slices."
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25 m servings 316
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. Combine water, chicken broth, ketchup, soy sauce, honey, garlic, rice vinegar, Sriracha, sesame oil, ginger root, and red pepper flakes for sauce in a medium bowl.
  2. Heat vegetable oil in a wok or large skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken, and stir-fry until chicken is opaque on all sides, 2 to 3 minutes. Transfer chicken to a plate.
  3. Reduce heat to medium and add the sauce to the wok. Whisk together water and cornstarch in a small bowl and add to the sauce, stirring constantly until the sauce starts to thicken, 3 to 5 minutes. Add chicken back to the wok, stir, and cook until reheated, about 2 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 316 calories; 12.1 27.3 25.1 65 880 Full nutrition

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Easy to prepare. Only adjusted the heat to our tastes, so enjoyed the flavour. Served on rice. Great for a weekday meal.

I made it as written except I marinated the chicken in the sauce for 20 minutes then drained before I stir fried it in two batches. Added great mix mash of veggies. Excellent and I control the s...

Nice recipe- I might reduce the honey next time but you can control your spice heat the way you like it I was lazy and decided not to do the premix in the bowl. I would suggest it’s worth the...