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Mar 10, 2005 03:57 PM

sesame chicken

  • r

hello there,

does anyone have a good recipe for sesame chicken? i'm really not sure how to describe it, but if you live in new york and you've ordered takeout from a chinese/thai/pan-asian restaurant, you've probably had it.

it's small pieces of chicken, perhaps coated with flour or cornstarch (I can't tell...), and cooked (pan-fried?) in some kind of sweet-ish, tangy sauce that ends up making the chicken kind of glossy (maybe it's a glaze?)...then it's tossed with sesame seeds?

my boyfriend has been ordering this weekly, and i've insisted that we can make it at home....but...i haven't been able to find a recipe yet.


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    1. Of course you can do it at home! Try this recipe.


      1. Check out "Potsticker Chronicles" by Stuart Chang Bergman (Berman?). It has recipes for all the American Chinese dishes that many of us grew up eating. I was so surprised the first time I made the General Tso's tasted exactly like it does when you order it in a restaurant...