Umami Recipes
Umami Recipes

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Crispy Sesame Chicken

6 servings

servings

15 minutes

active time

30 minutes

total time

Ingredients

1/4 cup soy sauce

1/4 cup rice vinegar

1/2 cup brown sugar

1 tablespoon corn starch

1/3 cup water

2 teaspoons sesame oil

1/2 tablespoon sesame seeds

1/2 cup cornstarch

1/2 cup flour

2 egg whites

1/2 cup cold seltzer water

1 lb chicken thighs (, boneless and skinless cut into 1 inch chunks)

2 teaspoons sesame oil

1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper

1 tablespoon minced garlic

vegetable oil for deep frying

Directions

Mix

To make the sauce mix all the ingredients together and to prepare the batter, add the ingredients together until just combined.

Heat

Add the chicken pieces to the batter and coat while heating 3 inches of oil to 350 degrees and add the chicken to the oil in batches, frying until golden brown.

Cook

In a large wok or skillet add the sesame oil to the frying pan and add the garlic and red pepper flakes and cook for 30 seconds.

Serve

Add in the sauce and the chicken and coat quickly and serve immediately, garnished with sesame seeds.

Nutrition

Serving Size

-

Calories

361 kcal

Total Fat

15 g

Saturated Fat

3 g

Unsaturated Fat

-

Trans Fat

-

Cholesterol

74 mg

Sodium

623 mg

Total Carbohydrate

38 g

Dietary Fiber

-

Total Sugars

18 g

Protein

15 g

6 servings

servings

15 minutes

active time

30 minutes

total time
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