Healthy Sesame Chicken Recipe

This healthy Sesame Chicken recipe has a sticky sweet and sour sauce that emulates charred chicken. For a complete dinner, add rice and veggies!

– 1 Tbsp toasted sesame oil – ▢2 tsp avocado oil – ▢1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, chopped into bite sizes* – ▢4 cloves garlic, minced – ▢3 Tbsp coconut aminos** – ▢2 Tbsp honey – ▢2 Tbsp rice vinegar – ▢1 to 3 tsp sriracha, optional – ▢¼ tsp black pepper, to taste – ▢Sea salt to taste For Serving – ▢Brown rice or white rice – ▢Asparagus, green beans, or broccoli


Coconut aminos, honey, rice vinegar, sriracha, and black pepper (sauce ingredients) should all be mixed together in a small bowl. 

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Stir it well and set it away till use. Heat sesame and avocado oils in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.

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Some time for the oil to get hot before adding the chicken pieces. Put the chicken pieces in a single layer with a wooden spoon or a rubber spatula. 

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Stir and store until use.Brown for a few minutes. Sauté for another minute or two after adding the chopped garlic until the chicken is golden brown and the garlic smells amazing.

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Add the sauce to the pan and boil until full.Cooking the chicken for 8–15 minutes will evaporate most of the liquid and caramelize the chicken.

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Serve this simple sesame chicken recipe with toasted sesame seeds on top of steamed brown rice, jasmine rice, or white rice.

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You can also add any vegetables you like, like broccoli, asparagus, or green beans that you roast or stir fry.

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