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Sesame Chicken Stir-Fried Vegetables

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Sesame Chicken Stir-Fried Vegetables

A lovely refreshing flavourful dish which doesn’t take long to prepare and only minutes to cook.


Chicken & Marinade

  1. 500gr chicken thighs(chopped)
  2. 1 egg white
  3. 1 tsp corn starch
  4. 1tsp sesame oil
  5. ½ tsp salt
  6. ½ tsp 5 spice powder
  7. 3 dashes of white pepper
  8. 1 tbsp light soy sauce


Chicken on Green Grass Field

Sesame Sauce

  1. 2 tbsp soy sauce
  2. 1 tbsp sesame oil
  3. 2 tbsp brown sugar
  4. 1 tsp corn starch
  5. 1 tbsp rice vinegar
  6. salt and pepper to taste
  7. (Whisk together in a measuring jug)
  8. 1 tsp ginger freshly grated
  9. 1 clove garlic minced
  10. Chinese salt (ordinary salt – fine)
  11. Peanut Oil
  12. Sesame oil
  13. 2 tbsp sesame seeds (for garnish)


Stir Fry Vegetables

  1. 1 small red onion
  2. ¼ each red, yellow and green pepper
  3. ½ cup zucchini, sliced
  4. 1 cup broccoli florets
  5. 50 gr bean sprouts


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Method for Sesame Chicken Stir-Fried Vegetables

  • Slice the chicken thighs into large thin slices.
  • Add the marinade ingredients and coat well.
  • Set aside while you prep your veggies.
  • Cut the red onion and peppers in chunks.
  • Heat wok and add 1 tbsp peanut oil and 1 tsp sesame oil.
  • Add onions and pepper and a pinch of salt and fry 2 minutes.
  • Remove and set aside.
  • Add zucchini and broccoli with a pinch of salt and fry 1 minute and add to onion and peppers.
  • Add bean sprouts and fry 1 minute and remove and add to veggies.
  • Also, add 1 tbsp oil to a wok and add chicken.
  • Without moving let it cook on one side and then turn over (as best you can).
  • Make a hole in the center and add garlic and ginger and then mix it through the chicken.
  • Make a well in the center of the chicken and add the sauce and allow it to bubble before mixing the chicken through.
  • Arrange the vegetables on a platter and arrange chicken on top.
  • Sprinkle with sesame seeds. You can serve with steamed white rice or noodles.


Cook’s Note:

For a kick, you can add fresh chili when you add your garlic and ginger.
I serve with a Chinese chili sauce of fresh chili, soy sauce, and a drop of sesame oil)


Prepared, tried, and tested Melanie Kramar

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