Crispy Sesame Fried Chicken


My family loves this, and so do all my guests. They regard it as a special treat, especially for parties.

4 servings


  • ½ (3 pound) whole chicken, deboned and cut into bite size pieces

  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • salt to taste

  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder

  • 1 cup rolled oats

  • ¼ cup toasted sesame seeds

  • 1 tablespoon chicken bouillon powder

  • ¼ teaspoon monosodium glutamate (MSG)

  • ¼ teaspoon curry powder

  • ¾ cup white rice flour

  • ¼ cup cake flour

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ¾ cup chicken stock

  • 1 teaspoon onion powder

  • ½ teaspoon dried basil

  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano

  • 2 quarts vegetable oil for frying


  1. Coat chicken with 1/2 teaspoon black pepper, salt, and garlic powder. Chill for 4 hours.

  2. In a medium bowl, mix together oats, sesame seeds, 1/2 teaspoon salt, chicken granules, and monosodium glutamate. Set aside.

  3. In another bowl, combine rice flour, cake flour, 1/2 teaspoon salt, onion powder, basil, oregano, and chicken stock.

  4. Dip the bite size chicken into the chicken stock mixture, and roll in sesame seed mixture.

  5. Heat oil to 365 degrees F (185 degrees C). Fry the chicken till golden.

Editor's Note

We have determined the nutritional value of oil for frying based on a retention value of 10% after cooking. The exact amount may vary depending on cook time and temperature, ingredient density, and the specific type of oil used.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

1039 Calories
76g Fat
49g Carbs
39g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 1039
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 76g 98%
Saturated Fat 14g 70%
Cholesterol 129mg 43%
Sodium 982mg 43%
Total Carbohydrate 49g 18%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 39g
Vitamin C 3mg 16%
Calcium 134mg 10%
Iron 5mg 27%
Potassium 496mg 11%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.