How to make Sesame Chicken -

Restaurant style chicken made at home – absolutely delicious

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Boneless chicken breasts (हड्डी रहित चिकन ब्रेस्ट), White sesame seeds (सफेद तिल)

Cuisine : Chinese

Course : Main Course Chicken

Sesame Chicken

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 : 0-5 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Sesame Chicken Recipe

  • Boneless chicken breasts cut into pieces 400 grams

  • White sesame seeds 2 tablespoons

  • Oil 3 tablespoons

  • Sweet red chilli sauce 4 tablespoons

  • Refined flour 2 teaspoons

  • Egg white 1/2

  • Ginger 1 inch

  • Soy sauce 1 teaspoon

  • Cornflour slurry 2 teaspoons

  • Honey 1 tablespoon

  • Vinegar 1/2 teaspoon

  • Crushed red chillies 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste


Step 1

Heat a non-stick wok, add white sesame seeds and dry roast sesame seeds till the seeds start popping. Transfer into a bowl and set aside to cool.

Step 2

Heat oil in the same non-stick wok.

Step 3

Take chicken pieces in a bowl. Add 2 tbsps chilli sauce, refined flour and egg white and mix well.

Step 4

Put chicken pieces in the wok, one by one, so that they don’t stick to each other and cook for 2 minutes.

Step 5

Grate ginger into the pan, add ¼ cup water and mix.

Step 6

Add remaining chilli sauce and soy sauce, mix well and cook till done.

Step 7

Add cornflour slurry and mix well. Add honey and mix well.

Step 8

Add vinegar and mix well. Add crushed red chillies and salt and mix well.

Step 9

Transfer chicken onto a serving platter, sprinkle roasted sesame seeds on top and serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.