Recipe
Honey Sesame Chicken
Nine Dragons
China
Epcot

Yield – 4 servings

10 to 12 ounces chicken breasts, cut into cubes

Marinade:

1 tsp chicken base (not bouillon; base is a pastelike mixture available in gourmet or larger supermarkets)

Dash of white pepper

Salt to taste

Sugar to taste

½ tsp cooking wine

½ tsp sesame oil

Garnishes:

Toasted white sesame seeds

Chopped green onions

Batter:

¾ cup all-purpose flour

¼ cup cornstarch

1 heaping tsp baking powder

½ of a beaten egg

2 tbsp oil

2/3 cup water

Pinch of salt

Honey Sauce:

1/8 cup, plus 1 tbsp honey

¼ cup sugar

1/8 cup ketchup

1 tbsp white vinegar

Method:

1. Combine marinade ingredients and let cubed chicken soak in liquid for 30 minutes.

2. Combine batter ingredients. Set aside.

3. Combine sauce ingredients. Set aside.

4. Heat cooking oil for frying, about 320º F. Using tongs, dip marinated chicken into batter and deep fry.

5. Heat honey sauce in a large wok. Turn off heat. Add chicken pieces and toss to coat. Place chicken in green onions and sesame seeds.