Crispy Sesame Chicken Recipe

Crispy Sesame Chicken Recipe

How To Make Crispy Sesame Chicken

The crispy and juicy chicken is topped with slightly briny and sweet sesame chicken sauce with a sour undertaste. You’ll never have to order takeout again.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 30 minutes



For Sesame Chicken Sauce:

  • ¼cupsoy sauce
  • ¼cuprice vinegar
  • ½cupbrown sugar
  • 1tbspcorn starch
  • cupwater
  • 2tspsesame oil
  • ½tbspsesame seeds

For Tempura Batter:

  • ½cupcornstarch
  • ½cupflour
  • 2egg whites
  • ½cupseltzer watercold

For Chicken:

  • 1lbchicken thighsboneless and skinless cut into 1? chunks
  • 2tspsesame oil
  • ¼tspred peppercrushed
  • 1tbspgarlicminced
  • vegetable oilfor deep frying


  1. To make the sauce mix all the ingredients together in a bowl.

  2. Using a separate bowl, mix all the ingredients for the tempura batter. Set aside.

  3. Add the chicken pieces to the batter and coat while heating 3 inches of oil to 350 degrees F.

  4. Fry the chicken in batches until golden brown.

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

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


  • Calories: 362.95kcal
  • Fat: 18.54g
  • Saturated Fat: 4.08g
  • Trans Fat: 0.08g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 8.34g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 4.53g
  • Carbohydrates: 32.19g
  • Fiber: 0.60g
  • Sugar: 11.88g
  • Protein: 15.66g
  • Cholesterol: 74.09mg
  • Sodium: 665.99mg
  • Calcium: 32.71mg
  • Potassium: 252.02mg
  • Iron: 1.08mg
  • Vitamin A: 17.59µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.61mg
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