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Old 10-29-2007, 05:39 PM   #1
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Sesame chicken question

I mixed a couple of tablespoons of each: flour, cornstarch, soy sauce and a drizzle of sesame oil, teaspoon peanut butter and 1/4 cup beer. Would this be a good marinade for the chicken before frying? Also, what sauce do you recommend once it's fried. Thanks.

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Old 10-29-2007, 06:26 PM   #2
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Here's the recipe I use...
Ingredients:

3 whole boneless chicken breasts

Marinade:
2 tablespoons light soy sauce
1 tablespoon cooking wine or dry sherry
a few drops of sesame oil
2 tablespoons flour
2 tablespoons
cornstarch (corn flour)
2 tablespoons water
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon
vegetable oil
Sauce for Sesame Chicken:
1/2 cup water
1 cup chicken broth
1/8 cup vinegar (Guide notes: I find that a little low. It all depends on how sweet you want the sauce; for a sweeter sauce use less vinegar)
1/4 cup
cornstarch (corn flour)
1 cup sugar
2 TB dark soy sauce
2 TB sesame oil
1 tsp chili paste, or more if desired
1 clove garlic (minced)

2 tablespoons toasted sesame seeds

3 1/2 - 4 cups peanut oil for deep-frying


Directions:

Cut the chicken into 1-inch cubes. Mix the marinade ingredients and marinate the chicken for 20 minutes.

To prepare the sauce: mix together all of the sauce ingredients. Pour them into a small pot and bring to a boil, stirring continuously. Turn the heat down to low and keep warm while you are deep-frying the chicken.

To deep-fry the chicken: add the marinated chicken pieces a few at a time, and deep-fry until golden brown. Drain on paper towels. Repeat with the remainder of the chicken.

Just before you are finished deep-frying, bring the sauce back up to a boil.

Place the chicken on a large platter and pour the sauce over. Sprinkle with ses
ame seeds. Serve the Sesame Chicken with rice.

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Old 11-08-2007, 08:40 PM   #3
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i make sesame chicken all the time, its one of my favorites.... here is the recipe i use, its a cant miss:



Batter:
- 4 Tablespoon Soy Sauce
- 2 Tablespoon Sherry (optional)
- 6 Drops Sesame Oil
- 4 Tablespoon Flour
- 6 Tablespoon Cornstarch
- 1/2 Teaspoon Baking Powder
- 1/2 Teaspoon Baking Soda
- 2 Teaspoon Vegitable Oil
*** 1/4 cup to 1.5 cups of water
Mix everything together in a large bowl. Add the water little by little mixing everything until you get a smooth peanut butter like consistency.

Sesame Sauce
- 1/2 Cup Water
- 1 Cup Chicken Broth
- 1/8 Cup Vinegar
- 1/4 Cup Cornstarch
- 1 Cup Sugar
- 2 Tablespoon Soy Sauce
- 2 Tablespoon Sesame Oil
- 1 Tablespoon Chili Paste (optional)
- 1 garlic clove (minced)


Combine all ingredients in a sauce pan. Whisk together then
Bring to a boil. reduce to flame and simmer to keep warm(should be a nice thick glaze consistency.

Sesame Chicken:
- 1 to 2 lbs chicken breast, cubed
- 2 Tablespoon sesame seed, toasted
- 1/4 Cup Scallions/Green Onions,Sliced
- Sesame Sauce
- Batter
- peanut oil

Mix the chicken in the bowl with the batter generously coating. refrigerate for 10 minutes. Heat peanut oil in a wok or deep pot and deep fry the chicken pieces until they are golden brown and cooked through (6-8 minutes). Transfer to paper towel, then a mixing bowl. Pour the sauce over the chicken to fully coat and thens serve on a dish. sprinkle on sesame seeds and top with scallion slices

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