How to make Honey Sesame Chicken -

A wonderful chicken starter – crisply fried chicken drizzled with honey and toasted sesame seeds.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Boneless chicken breasts (हड्डी रहित चिकन ब्रेस्ट), Honey (शहद)

Cuisine : Chinese

Course : Snacks and Starters


Honey Sesame Chicken

Honey Sesame Chicken Recipe Card


Hindi: murgh
Be a kid or a teenage or an adult or an oldie, chicken lovers trend all over the world at all times! One meat that is a favourite of all beyond belief! When cooked, it can be presented in many guises. Sauté it, fry it, toss it, bake it, steam it – eat it the way you want to. Whatever its form may be upon being cooked, its flavour may change but its flesh remains high in protein, low in fat and can be digested easily.

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Honey Sesame Chicken Recipe

  • Boneless chicken breasts 2

  • Honey ¼ cup

  • White sesame seeds ¼ cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Ginger-garlic paste 1 tablespoon

  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste

  • Soy sauce 1 teaspoon

  • Green chillies finely chopped 1-2

  • Cornflour/ corn starch 2 tablespoons

  • Egg 1

  • Spring onion greens finely chopped for garnishing


Step 1

Cut chicken in thin strips and put in a bowl. Add salt, ginger-garlic paste, crushed peppercorns, soy sauce and chillies and mix well. Set aside for 10-15 minutes.

Step 2

Toast sesame seeds in a non-stick pan till fragrant.

Step 3

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai.

Step 4

Add cornstarch to the marinated chicken and mix well. Deep-fry the chicken strips in hot oil till crisp and golden brown on all the sides. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 5

Pour a ladleful of the same oil in another non-stick pan, break egg and add along with salt and crushed peppercorns and cook till the egg is done.

Step 6

Put the fried egg on a serving plate, place the fried chicken on it, pour honey over it, sprinkle the toasted sesame seeds, garnish with spring onion greens and serve immediately.

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