Sesame Chicken
Recipe type: Lunch
Cuisine: Asian
  • 1 pound chicken thighs, 2 inches strips
  • ½ Tbsp ginger, finely grated
  • 3 large garlic cloves, minced
  • ½ bunch green onions, white parts minced, green parts thinly sliced, divided
  • 2 Tbsps soy sauce
  • 2 Tbsps rice vinegar
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 1 Tbsp potato starch or corn starch
  • 1 tsps. sesame oil
  • 1 Tbsp coconut oil, divided
  • ½ Tbsp sesame seeds
  • Salt, as desired
  • Pepper, as desired
  1. Combine in a medium bowl, chicken, ginger, garlic, and 1 Tbsp onion whites. Cover and marinate, for about 30 mins or overnight in refrigerator.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together soy sauce, rice vinegar, brown sugar, potato starch, sesame oil, and sesame seeds. Set aside.
  3. Heat skillet on high. Add ½ Tbsp coconut oil; swirl to melt. Add half the chicken; cook, stirring occasionally, 3-4 min, until browned and cooked through. Transfer chicken to clean dish. Add remaining ½ Tbsp coconut oil; repeat process with remaining chicken.
  4. Return all chicken to pan. Add sauce; bring to simmer. Toss until sauce thickens and chicken is glazed. Taste for seasoning if salt and pepper need to be added. Garnish with onion greens. Enjoy!
Recipe by MnMTwinsKitchen at