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Copycat Ginger Root Sesame Chicken

Posted: 04/27/20

Copycat Ginger Root Sesame Chicken

Satisfy your craving for Ginger Root with this copycat recipe for Sesame Chicken!   Lunch rush line not included. 

Looking for a vegetarian option? Make this dish meatless by substituting roasted cauliflower or breaded broccoli instead! 


1 1/2 lbs of Store-bought Popcorn Chicken 
1 tsp Vegetable Oil 
2 tsp Garlic, minced 
2 Tbsp Green Onion, sliced (divided) 
1/2 Cup Soy Sauce 
1/4 Cup Chicken Stock 
1/4 Cup Ketchup 
1/4 Cup Honey
3 Tbsp Light Brown Sugar
3 Tbsp Rice Wine Vinegar 
3 Tbsp Sambal Olek Chili-Garlic Sauce 
2 Tbsp Sesame Oil 
4 tsp Cornstarch 
2 Tbsp Sesame Seeds


1. Bake 1 1/2 pounds of popcorn chicken as directed on package 

2. In a large skillet, heat vegetable oil over medium heat. Add the garlic and half of the green onions. SautĂ© until aromatic. 

3. Add soy sauce, rice wine vinegar, sesame oil, chicken stock, Sambal Olek Chili-Garlic sauce,  honey, ketchup and brown sugar and mix ingredients together. 

4. Add cornstarch and whisk to remove any lumps. 

5. Bring sauce to a boil. 

6. Add cooked chicken and sesame seeds directly to saucepan. Toss until evenly coated. 

7. Garnish with remaining green onions. 

8. Serve over a bed of jasmine rice (optional) and enjoy! 

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