Sizzling sesame Chicken

Sizzling sesame Chicken

Deep fried chicken in a thick fiery sauce, garnished with spring onions and sesame seeds.

  • Recipe serves:5 to 6
  • Preparation Time20 Minutes
  • Cooking Time15 Minutes


  • 2 nos of Boneless chicken breast
  • 2 sachets of Knorr chicken seasoning powder
  • 2 pkts of Knorr Chinese chili recipe mix
  • ½ cup of Flour
  • 20g Astra
  • 5-6 nos of Whole dry chili
  • 1 cup Spring onion leaves
  • ½ cup of Sesame seeds
  • 1 no of Onion chopped
  • 2 cloves of Garlic chopped
  • 1 inch piece of Ginger chopped
  • 1 tsp Crushed pepper
  • 1 tbsp Chili paste
  • Salt to taste
  • Water to mix
  • Oil to deep fry


  • Cut the boneless chicken in to 1 inch pieces or in to strips. Add Knorr chicken seasoning powder and crushed pepper. Mix well and set aside.
  • Mix one packet of Knorr Chinese chili recipe mix, sesame seeds and flour. Gradually mix in the water to make a slightly thick batter.
  • Dip seasoned chicken in the batter and deep fry until golden brown.
  • Meanwhile melt the Astra in a pan. Add onions, garlic and ginger and sauté until fragrant.
  • Mix in the chili paste. Break the dry whole chili in to 1 inch pieces and add to the sautéed mixture.
  • Dilute the remaining Knorr Chinese chili mix with 200ml water. Add this to the pan. When the sauce is bubbly mix this into the fried chicken.
  • Stir well to combine. Add the spring onion leaves and season to taste. Sprinkle a handful of sesame seeds on top to this delectable avurudu indulgence. Serve hot.
  • Chef’s Tip:

    The Knorr Chicken cube can be rubbed on sliced chicken to enhance the flavour of the meat.