Sesame Chicken


If you want the perfect sesame chicken recipe this is it! You may want to increase the vinegar or lower the amount of sugar. It all depends on how sweet you want the sauce.


6 boneless skinless chicken breast halves, pat dry with paper towels
1⁄2 cup honey
1⁄2 cup low sodium soy sauce
1 cup water
2 tablespoons cornstarch
1⁄2-1 teaspoon ground ginger (fresh is better)
1⁄2-1 teaspoon red pepper flakes (optional)
1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds


1 Cut chicken breast into 1 inch strips or bite size pieces.
2 Heat a large non-stick skillet that has been sprayed with Pam, over medium-high heat.
3 Cook chicken for about 6 minutes or until no longer pink.
4 Mix together honey, soy sauce, water, corn starch, ginger and red pepper flakes.
5 Whisk until no corn starch lumps appear.
6 Pour sauce mixture into skillet with chicken.
7 Cook until sauce thickens slightly.
8 You can add more water if sauce is too thick.
9 Sprinkle with sesame seeds.
10 Cover and simmer for 10 minutes or until chicken starts to soak up the sauce.

Nutrition Info

Serving Size: 1 (212 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 6
Calories 255.7
Calories from Fat 37
Total Fat 4.2 g
Saturated Fat 0.8 g
Cholesterol 75.5 mg
Sodium 848 mg
Total Carbohydrate 28.2 g
Dietary Fiber 0.6 g
Sugars 23.6 g
Protein 26.7 g

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