Ground Sesame Chicken

Ground Sesame Chicken

Easy Ground Sesame Chicken has all the sticky sweet sesame flavor you crave with half the calories. A healthy twist on a food court favorite in 20 minutes!


  • Yield: 4 servings
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Course: Dinner
  • Cuisine: Asian
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  • 1 pound ground chicken
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic

Sesame Chicken Sauce Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup rice vinegar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon corn starch
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 1/2 tablespoon sesame seeds


  1. To a large pan add 1 tablespoon oil and ground chicken.
  2. Cook until a good crust forms before breaking apart, then finish cooking by breaking it apart with a spatula and cooking for an additional 2-3 minutes.

  3. Once the chicken is cooked add the garlic and crushed red pepper and cook for about 10 seconds.

  4. For the Sesame Chicken Sauce: Add the rice vinegar, soy sauce water, brown sugar, water, sesame oil, and tablespoon of cornstarch in a small bowl and whisk together.
  5. Add the Sesame Chicken sauce and bring to boil. Cook for just a few seconds, stirring until it thickens.
  6. Garnish with sesame seeds before serving.

Nutrition Information

Yield: 4 servings, Amount per serving: 343 calories, Calories: 343g, Carbohydrates: 31g, Protein: 22g, Fat: 15g, Saturated Fat: 6g, Cholesterol: 98mg, Sodium: 890mg, Potassium: 659mg, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 27g, Vitamin A: 37g, Vitamin C: 1g, Calcium: 46g, Iron: 2g

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