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Sesame chicken with nuts and dried fruit

Based on 19 ratings

Undine Renner

Contributor at Kitchen Stories

Difficulty

Easy 👌
30
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-4+
1 tbsp sesame seed
1 kg chicken thigh (boneless)
80 g cashews
60 g dried apricots
10 g ginger
4 cloves garlic
3 stalks scallions
20 g cilantro
4 tbsp sesame oil
dried chilis
3 tbsp soy sauce
70 ml rice wine
salt
pepper
chili flakes (for garnish)
rice (cooked, for serving)
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

  • cutting board
  • knife
  • wok
  • rubber spatula

Nutrition per serving

Cal
874
Protein
48 g
Fat
66 g
Carb
21 g
  • Step 1/3

    Cube chicken thighs. Peel and thinly slice ginger. Peel and mince garlic. Slice scallions diagonally into large pieces. Roughly chop cilantro and dried apricots.
    • 1 kg chicken thigh (boneless)
    • 10 g ginger
    • 4 cloves garlic
    • 3 stalks scallions
    • 20 g cilantro
    • 60 g dried apricots
    • cutting board
    • knife

    Cube chicken thighs. Peel and thinly slice ginger. Peel and mince garlic. Slice scallions diagonally into large pieces. Roughly chop cilantro and dried apricots.

  • Step 2/3

    Set a wok over high heat and add half of the sesame oil. Add scallions and dried chili peppers. Then add ginger, garlic, chicken, cashews, and dried apricots. Add remaining sesame oil and season with salt and pepper. Continue frying over medium heat for approx. 4 min.
    • 4 tbsp sesame oil
    • dried chilis
    • 80 g cashews
    • salt
    • pepper
    • wok
    • rubber spatula

    Set a wok over high heat and add half of the sesame oil. Add scallions and dried chili peppers. Then add ginger, garlic, chicken, cashews, and dried apricots. Add remaining sesame oil and season with salt and pepper. Continue frying over medium heat for approx. 4 min.

  • Step 3/3

    Add soy sauce and rice wine, then let simmer for approx. 7 min., or until the sauce is thick and glossy. Garnish with sesame seeds, scallions, chili flakes, and cilantro. Serve with rice and enjoy!
    • 3 tbsp soy sauce
    • 70 ml rice wine
    • 1 tbsp sesame seed
    • chili flakes (for garnish)
    • rice (cooked, for serving)

    Add soy sauce and rice wine, then let simmer for approx. 7 min., or until the sauce is thick and glossy. Garnish with sesame seeds, scallions, chili flakes, and cilantro. Serve with rice and enjoy!