Ginger Sesame Chicken

Submitted by Melissa Parkes

Ginger Sesame Chicken

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Serving: 4
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours 45 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 55 minutes


  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 8 chicken thighs
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons fresh orange juice
  • 5 teaspoons hoisin sauce
  • 1 tablespoon minced ginger
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon corn flour
  • 1 tablespoon cold water
  • 2 tablespoons chopped spring onions (garnish)
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds (garnish)


  • 1. Heat a large frypan over medium-high heat. Add oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add chicken; cook 4 minutes on each side or until golden. Transfer chicken to slow cooker.
  • 2. Combine soy sauce and next 5 ingredients, pour over chicken. Cover and cook on LOW for 2 1/2 hours or until chicken is tender. Transfer chicken to a platter; keep warm.
  • 3. Pour cooking liquid through a sieve into a small saucepan to measure 1 1/4 cups. Discard solids. Bring cooking liquid to a boil over medium-high heat. Combine corn flour and 1 tablespoon cold water in a small bowl. Add corn flour mixture to sauce, stirring with a whisk until blended. Return to a boil. Cook 1 minute or until sauce thickens, stirring constantly. Serve sauce over chicken. Sprinkle with sesame seeds and green onions to garnish.
  • 310 Calories per serve
  • 11.6g Fat per serve

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