Honey Ginger Sesame Chicken—crispy ginger fried chicken made sticky and yummy with a sweet honey ginger sesame sauce with a side of stir-fried veggies.
2lbboneless skinless chicken thighscut into chunks
1tbsprice wine vinegar
2tspsesame seedsmore to garnish
1/2tspred pepper flakesoptional to taste
1red peppercut into strips
Salt and pepperto taste
Cooked white rice
Whisk together the honey, soy sauce, sesame oil, rice wine vinegar, ginger, garlic, scallion, red pepper flakes, and sesame seeds; set aside.
Toss together the cornstarch, salt, pepper, and ginger powder in a container. Add the chicken and shake to coat.
Heat the canola oil in a wok or skillet over medium-high heat. Add the seasoned chicken pieces to the hot oil and fry until done about 4-5 minutes. Stir frequently. Remove from the pan and drain on paper towels.
To the wok, add the broccoli, carrots, mushrooms, and red pepper strips. Season with a pinch of salt if desired. Sauté over medium-high heat until slightly tender; about 2-3 minutes. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Remove it from the pan.
Finally, add the sauce to the pan and bring it to a boil 2-3 minutes to thicken. Add the cooked chicken to the sauce and coat well. Turn off the heat and serve immediately over cooked rice with sesame seeds to garnish and the stir-fried vegetables on the side.