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Day 53 – Pineapple Chicken

Day 53 - Pineapple Chicken

I am so glad that even after having a long day and after spending more than 3 hours shopping in the grocery store, I was able to fix my  dinner. I was really tempted to carry out my dinner on my way back home. This pineapple chicken was way better than any restaurant food.


Day 11 – Sesame Chicken and Chicken Kabab

Day 11 - Sesame Chicken and Chicken Kabab

Despite a tiring day, this evening I was in a great mood to cook a new dish, Sesame Chicken. I served Sesame chicken along with Chicken Kabab on a dried lemon grass skewer.

Sesame Chicken Recipe

Ingredients:

  • Chicken, boneless diced- 1/2 pound
  • Oil- 2 tbsp

To marinate chicken:

  • Corn starch- 3 tbsp
  • Soy sauce- 2 tbsp
  • Water- 3 tbsp
For making Sesame chicken
  • Oil- 1 tbsp
  • Red dry whole chillies- 2 no’s
  • Garlic, minced- 3 cloves
  • Ginger, minced- 1 inch
  • Onion, chopped- 1
  • Carrot, cut round- 2 no’s
  • Scallions, chopped- 2 stalks
  • Sesame seeds, roasted- 1/3 cup

Making sauce:

  • Soy sauce- 4 tbsp
  • Rice vinegar- 1 tbsp
  • Chilli paste- 1/2 tsp
  • Corn starch- 2tbsp

Preparation:

  1. Marinate the chicken in corn starch, soy sauce and water.
  2. In a wok, add 2 tbsp oil and stir fry chicken till golden brown, keep aside.
  3. In the same pan, add 1 tbsp oil, red dry whole chillies, saute for a second.
  4. Add ginger and garlic, saute till aromatic.
  5. Add onion, carrot and stir fry till tender.
  6. Add the stir fried chicken to the veggies.
  7. Combine all the above mentioned ingredients to make the sauce.
  8. Add the sauce to the chicken and veggies, combine well.
  9. Stir fry for 2 minutes.
  10. Add chopped scallions to it.
  11. Finally add roasted sesame seeds, combine well and stir fry for a minute.
  12. Serve hot.


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