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Sticky Sesame Chicken
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Don’t get stuck in a dinner rut! This zesty recipe delivers swoon-worthy flavours of ginger, garlic, and sesame. Air fryer power helps turn a few pantry staples into the stickiest, crispy chicken this side of take-out, but with half the fat and calories of the usual delivery options!


Ingredients
1 lb (450 g)
boneless, skinless chicken thighs
1
egg
2 tbsp, divided
package (one or another):
14 cup + 1 tbsp
cornstarch, divided
14 cup
water
1 tbsp
each low sodium soy sauce, rice vinegar, and brown sugar
1 tsp
sesame oil

Toppings (optional): Everything Bagel Whole Food Topper, Poke Bowl Topper Blend, sliced green onions

For over 27 years, Epicure has helped busy families put dinner on the table fast. We make it easy and affordable to cook delicious family favourites in 20 minutes or less. Our products are 100% gluten- and nut-free, and sugar and sodium-conscious—but they don't taste that way! Packed with flavour, on-trend, and featuring global faves, they make cooking dinner the easiest part of your day!  

Learn more about the Good Food Movement →

Preparation
  1. Preheat air fryer to 400° F.  
  2. Chop chicken into 1" cubes. In a large bowl, whisk egg with 1 tbsp dressing mix; add chicken and toss to coat.  
  3. Place 14 cup cornstarch in a large bowl. Working in batches, add chicken and coat evenly. Place in fryer basket lined with parchment paper. Cook 10 min, flipping halfway through. 
  4. Meanwhile, add remaining 1 tbsp dressing mix and 1 tbsp cornstarch, water, soy sauce, vinegar, sugar, and oil in Sauté Pan. Heat over medium heat, stirring often until sauce thickens, about 2 min. 
  5. Add cooked chicken to pan and toss to coat.   
Tips

For a spicy twist, use Buffalo Seasoning instead.

Perfectly Balance Your Plate

Serve with 1 cup steamed vegetables and 12 cup cooked rice.

Nutritional Information

Per serving: Calories 240, Fat 9 g (Saturated 2.5 g, Trans 0 g), Cholesterol 150 mg, Sodium 370 mg, Carbohydrate 16 g (Fibre 1 g, Sugars 4 g), Protein 23 g.

Sticky Sesame Chicken
17 min
4 servings
$3.16/serving
What you'll need
Sesame Ginger Dressing MixSesame Ginger Dressing Mix
Sesame Ginger Dressing Mix
57 Reviews
$11.50
Asian Stir-Fry SeasoningAsian Stir-Fry Seasoning
Asian Stir-Fry Seasoning
68 Reviews
$8.50
Sauté PanSauté Pan
Sauté Pan
56 Reviews
$125.95
NEW
Buffalo SeasoningBuffalo Seasoning
Buffalo Seasoning
$8.50
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Sticky Sesame Chicken
Recipe description
Sticky Sesame Chicken
Share it!

Ingredients
1 lb (450 g)
boneless, skinless chicken thighs
1
egg
2 tbsp, divided
package (one or another):
14 cup + 1 tbsp
cornstarch, divided
14 cup
water
1 tbsp
each low sodium soy sauce, rice vinegar, and brown sugar
1 tsp
sesame oil

Toppings (optional): Everything Bagel Whole Food Topper, Poke Bowl Topper Blend, sliced green onions

17 min
4 servings
$3.16/serving

For over 27 years, Epicure has helped busy families put dinner on the table fast. We make it easy and affordable to cook delicious family favourites in 20 minutes or less. Our products are 100% gluten- and nut-free, and sugar and sodium-conscious—but they don't taste that way! Packed with flavour, on-trend, and featuring global faves, they make cooking dinner the easiest part of your day!  

Learn more about the Good Food Movement →

Preparation
  1. Preheat air fryer to 400° F.  
  2. Chop chicken into 1" cubes. In a large bowl, whisk egg with 1 tbsp dressing mix; add chicken and toss to coat.  
  3. Place 14 cup cornstarch in a large bowl. Working in batches, add chicken and coat evenly. Place in fryer basket lined with parchment paper. Cook 10 min, flipping halfway through. 
  4. Meanwhile, add remaining 1 tbsp dressing mix and 1 tbsp cornstarch, water, soy sauce, vinegar, sugar, and oil in Sauté Pan. Heat over medium heat, stirring often until sauce thickens, about 2 min. 
  5. Add cooked chicken to pan and toss to coat.   
What you'll need
Sesame Ginger Dressing MixSesame Ginger Dressing Mix
Sesame Ginger Dressing Mix
57 Reviews
$11.50
Asian Stir-Fry SeasoningAsian Stir-Fry Seasoning
Asian Stir-Fry Seasoning
68 Reviews
$8.50
Sauté PanSauté Pan
Sauté Pan
56 Reviews
$125.95
NEW
Buffalo SeasoningBuffalo Seasoning
Buffalo Seasoning
$8.50
Tips

For a spicy twist, use Buffalo Seasoning instead.

Perfectly Balance Your Plate

Serve with 1 cup steamed vegetables and 12 cup cooked rice.

Nutritional Information

Per serving: Calories 240, Fat 9 g (Saturated 2.5 g, Trans 0 g), Cholesterol 150 mg, Sodium 370 mg, Carbohydrate 16 g (Fibre 1 g, Sugars 4 g), Protein 23 g.