Sun-Bird Honey Sesame Chicken

Sun-Bird Honey Sesame Chicken

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Honey Sesame Chicken is sure to be a favorite when using Sun-Bird® Seasonings. This stir-fry recipe is quick and simple to follow.

This recipe courtesy of Williams Foods, C. H. Guenther & Son, Inc.


Make it Pineapple Chicken? In Step 3 add 1 (8 ounces) can crushed pineapple, un-drained, omitting the water.

SunBird Seasoning Mixes can be found at your local grocery store in the Asian food section.


  • For the marinade: 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 1/2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken, cut into bite size chunks
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • For the sauce: 1 package (7/8 ounce) Sun-Bird® Honey Sesame Chicken Seasoning Mix
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/2 cup white or brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup salted cashews, optional


  • 1 To marinate chicken, combine soy sauce, cornstarch, and water in a zip lock bag. Add chicken and marinate about 5 minutes.
  • 2 In a large skillet or wok, heat oil. Remove chicken from marinade with a slotted spoon and stir-fry in oil until golden brown and cooked through.
  • 3 For the sauce, in a separate bowl, blend together seasoning mix, oil, and water. Whisk in sugar until almost dissolved.
  • 4 Pour sauce over chicken and continue to cook stirring constantly until sauce is thickened.
  • 5 Add cashews if desired.


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