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Sesame chicken stir fry in a cast iron pan being picked up with a pair of chopsticks.

Sesame Chicken Stir Fry

This easy Sesame Chicken Stir Fry recipe is seasoned with garlic, toasted sesame oil and a jalapeño pepper combo. It’s packed with protein and made with everyday ingredients you can find in your pantry right now!
Course Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine Asian
Keyword healthy Asian chicken recipes, healthy sesame chicken, sesame chicken stir fry, what is stir fry
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 106kcal


  • 1/2 lbs Chicken Thighs Boneless and Skinless
  • 1/4 Whole Onion
  • 1 Clove Garlic
  • 4-5 Slices Jalapeno
  • 1/2 Stalk Green Onion
  • 1/2 tbsp Neutral Cooking Oil
  • 1 tsp Toasted Sesame Oil
  • 1/8 tsp Salt
  • 1/8 tsp Black Pepper
  • 1/8 tsp Toasted Sesame Seed optional


  • Gather all the ingredients.
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  • Thinly slice onions, green onions, garlic, de-seeded jalapenos and set aside.
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  • Cut chicken into small bite-size pieces, about 1/2 x 1/2 inch and set aside.
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  • In a fry pan, add neutral cooking oil and garlic on medium heat until garlic is fragrant. Next, turn up the heat to medium high and add chicken inside.  Sprinkle in salt and black pepper and keep stirring and mixing until chicken is cooked, about 3-5 minutes.
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  • Once the chicken is cooked, add onions and Toasted Sesame Oil while stirring. Cook for an additional minute.
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  • After a minute, remove from heat and mix in green onions and jalapenos. Serve onto a plate and sprinkle Toasted Sesame Seed.
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Calories: 106kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 178mg | Potassium: 446mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 2059IU | Vitamin C: 215mg | Calcium: 22mg | Iron: 1mg