20-Minute Honey Sesame Chicken

Updated: Apr 20, 2021


Recipe Adapted from Rachael DeVaux at Rachael's Good Eats

Serves Two-Three


The Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp avocado or extra virgin olive oil

  • 1/2 cup onion, diced

  • 1/2 tbsp minced garlic

  • 3 large organic chicken breasts, trimmed and cubed

  • 1/3 cup coconut aminos (soy-free alternative to soy sauce)

  • 2 tbsp honey

  • 2 tbsp sesame oil

  • 1/4 cup water

  • 1 tbsp arrowroot starch (or sub cornstarch)

  • 1/2 cup chopped green onion

  • 2 tbsp sesame seeds


The Instructions

  • In a large bowl, marinate chicken with 1-2 tbsp oil, salt and pepper.

  • In a large, heated skillet, add diced onion and garlic, and cook until onions are translucent, stirring occasionally. Add the chicken and spread out evenly so it can brown.

  • Once fully cooked, add the: aminos, honey, sesame oil and water, and stir.

  • In a small bowl, add a dash of water and 1 tbsp arrowroot or cornstarch. This will thicken the sauce. Stir until dissolved, then add to skillet. Give everything well and let cook over medium heat for 5-7 minutes, covered.

  • Remove from heat, add 1/4 cup chopped green onion and 1 tbsp sesame seeds to skillet and stir.

  • Serve over brown rice with sautéed broccolini and another sprinkle of green onion and sesame seeds. Dig in!


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