Sesame Chicken

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!

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