• Prep Time: 10mins
  • Cooking Time: 25mins
  • Serves: 6

Sesame Chicken Chow Mein

Category: Main Dish

 Ingredients List

  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup sesame seeds
  • 1 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp spice (Chinese 5, powder)
  • 1 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
  • 5 skinless boneless chicken breasts (cut into strips)
  • vegetable oil (to fry)
  • 3 tbsps teriyaki sauce
  • 2 tbsps honey
  • 3 carrots
  • 6 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 4 green onions (diced)
  • 2 green peppers (julienne-thin long strips)
  • 2 red peppers (julienne)
  • 1 bag sugar snap peas
  • 600 grams rice noodles (Chinese)
  • 4 tbsps soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 2 tbsps sesame oil
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper


To make sesame chicken, combine flour, ¼ cup sesame seeds, black pepper, Chinese 5-spice powder, and crushed red pepper flakes.
Coat chicken strips in flour mixture and set aside.
Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat and brown both sides of chicken strips in skillet (about 5 minutes).
Repeat until all of the chicken is cooked. Place all of the chicken in a large pot and turn to low heat.
Mix in teriyaki sauce, ¼ cup sesame seeds, and honey and stir until sauce thickens and coats the chicken.
To make the chow mein, cook the Chinese rice noodles in a pot of boiling water, rinse under cold running water, and drain again. (Drizzle with sesame oil to prevent the noodles from sticking).
Heat 1 tbsp of oil and stir fry onion, garlic, and peppers until soft.
Add the carrots and sugar snap peas and stir fry until slightly soft.
Add the rice noodles and chicken mixture into sautepan and mix thoroughly. Add the soy sauce, salt, sesame oil, and black pepper .
Stir fry for 2-3 more minutes, then serve!

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