Addictive Sesame Chicken Recipe

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Addictive Sesame Chicken
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  1. Combine the 2 tablespoons soy sauce, the dry sherry, dash of sesame oil, flour, 2 tablespoons cornstarch, 2 tablespoons water, baking powder, baking soda, and canola oil in a large bowl. Mix well; stir in the chicken. Cover and refrigerate for 20 minutes.
  2. Heat oil in a deep-fryer or large saucepan to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  3. Combine the 1/2 cup water, chicken broth, vinegar, 1/4 cup cornstarch, sugar, 2 tablespoons soy sauce, 2 tablespoons sesame oil, red chili paste, and garlic in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Turn heat to low and keep warm, stirring occasionally.
  4. Fry the marinated chicken in batches until cooked through and golden brown, 3 to 5 minutes. Drain on paper towels.
  5. Transfer the chicken to a large platter, top with sauce, and sprinkle with sesame seeds.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 1083.68 Kcal (4537 kJ)
Calories from fat 433.57 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 48.17g 74%
Cholesterol 17.14mg 6%
Sodium 1906.58mg 79%
Potassium 1610.11mg 34%
Total Carbs 144.79g 48%
Sugars 30.1g 120%
Dietary Fiber 10.94g 44%
Protein 16.52g 33%
Vitamin C 16.3mg 27%
Vitamin A 0.2mg 6%
Iron 3.9mg 22%
Calcium 146.3mg 15%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 234.98 Kcal (984 kJ)
Calories from fat 94.01 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10.45g 74%
Cholesterol 3.72mg 6%
Sodium 413.41mg 79%
Potassium 349.12mg 34%
Total Carbs 31.4g 48%
Sugars 6.53g 120%
Dietary Fiber 2.37g 44%
Protein 3.58g 33%
Vitamin C 3.5mg 27%
Iron 0.8mg 22%
Calcium 31.7mg 15%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 24.9
  • 29

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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