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Sesame Chicken with Ginger Rice Pilaf

Asian fusion dishes are wildly popular these days. Sesame Chicken with Ginger Rice Pilaf is a Chinese inspired stir-fry dish which consists of broccoli, chicken and mushrooms along with a few twists like pomegranate seeds and juice. The sauce is potent and spicy with a tinge of sweet making sure this dish excites all the senses. View the full recipe below.


Serving 10 Persons

Preparing the Chicken:

Rice Preparation:

The Sauce:

  • Chilli, paste 50 g

  • Soya Sauce 100 ml

  • Rice Vinegar 40 ml

  • Brown Sugar 70 g

  • Pomegranate, juice 100 ml

Finishing off the Dish:

  • Broccoli, pieces 500 g

  • Fresh mushrooms, sliced 700 g

  • Pomegranate seeds 300 g

  • Sesame seeds, toasted 150 g

  • Ginger julienne 100 g


  1. Preparing the Chicken:

    • Slice the chicken into bite size cubes and marinate with a little sesame oil, Rafhan Corn Oil and Knorr chicken Stock Powder for up to 12 hours.

    • After marinating dust with Knorr Batter Mix.

    • In a wok sear off the chicken pieces in a little oil mix, keep aside for later.

  2. Rice Preparation:

    • In a large pot add a little oil, onions and washed rice to the pot, toast the rice along with the onions for 2 minutes.

    • Add the ginger and garlic, sauté for a few minutes longer.

    • Dissolve Knorr Chicken Stock Cube in water and add to the rice.

    • Cook and steam rice for about 15 minutes.

  3. The Sauce:

    • Whisk all the ingredients together and keep until finishing off the dish.

  4. Finishing off the Dish:

    • In a wok stir-fry the broccoli and mushrooms in a little oil mix.

    • Add the chicken and cooked rice.

    • Add the sauce and combine all the stir-fry ingredients.

    • Before serving mix in sesame seeds and pomegranate seeds.

    • Garnish with julienne ginger.

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