Honey Sesame Chicken

Gluten free │ Dairy free │ Nut free │ Paleo Alternative Provided

Honey Sesame Chicken

Honey Sesame Chicken

Serves: Total Time: 25 minutes

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 free-range chicken breasts, diced
  • 1 Tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced/grated
  • 2 carrots, sliced
  • 1 red capsicum, sliced
  • 8 mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 cup peas
  • 1 cup corn kernels*
  • 2 Tablespoons tahini paste
  • 1½ Tablespoons raw honey
  • ½ teaspoon iodised sea salt
  • Sesame seeds, to serve

Serve on its own or with: steamed basmati rice, vermicelli noodles or sweet potato mash

* Paleo/Low Carbohydrate Alternative: omit corn and serve on its own 

PREPARATION

  1. Heat large fry pan or wok over high heat then add coconut oil to coat pan. Reduce heat to medium-high.
  2. Add diced chicken to pan and stir fry for 5-8 minutes or until cooked. Set aside.
  3. With oil remaining in the pain, add onion and garlic and stir fry for 3-4 minutes, or until onion is soft. Add carrots, capsicum, mushroom and 2 Tablespoons water, cover the pan and cook for 5 minutes, until carrots have softened.
  4. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, mix together tahini paste, raw honey and salt.
  5. Add peas and corn to the pan. Cook uncovered for 3-4 minutes.
  6. Add tahini mixture to pan along with cooked chicken pieces. Stir through until chicken and vegetables are coated. Cook for a further 1 minute. Note: this dish has a lovely light flavour. Taste before serving. If you prefer a stronger flavour, add an extra ½ Tablespoon tahini and ½ Tablespoon honey.
  7. Garnish with a sprinkle of sesame seeds and serve. This is a great dish for the whole family. Enjoy!

5 Comments

  1. Such an easy meal to prepare and thoroughly enjoyed by our whole family.
    We enjoyed the leftovers for lunch the next day; it reheated on the stove nicely.

    • Brilliant! I do the same thing. It makes for a very tasty lunch :) So glad you all enjoyed it!!

  2. Super yummy meal! Quick and easy, my partner and I loved it.

    • So so glad you both enjoyed it :)

  3. A really easy recipe good to have as a quick and easy meal with ingredients that you usually have in the fridge. Very pleasant tasting.