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Easy Baked Honey Sesame Chicken

Baked Honey Sesame Chicken is sweet, savory, and perfect for any night of the week. Skip the take-out and try this easy homemade version instead!
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time45 minutes
Total Time55 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Chinese
Keyword: baked honey sesame chicken, honey sesame chicken
Servings: 4
Calories: 620kcal


  • 4 chicken breasts *boneless, skinless
  • 1 cup cornstarch
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/4 cup canola oil *or vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 2 teaspoon garlic *minced
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • Sesame Seeds/Green Onion *optional, for garnish


  • Preheat the oven to 325 degrees. Cut the chicken breasts into small pieces.
  • In a large bag, add the 1 cup cornstarch.
  • In a small bowl, add the eggs and slightly beat until broken up.
  • Drop chicken pieces into bag and shake around until thoroughly coated. Remove from bag and dip into egg.
  • Place chicken in a large skillet with canola oil. Cook until chicken is browned.
  • Remove from pan and place into a greased 9×13.
  • In a different bowl, combine the honey, soy sauce, ketchup, brown sugar, rice vinegar, sesame oil, garlic, and cornstarch.
  • Pour mixture over chicken and bake in oven about 45 minutes.
  • Stir chicken a few times while cooking to coat in sauce.
  • Remove from oven and serve. Sprinkle sesame seeds and green onions on top if desired!!


Calories: 620kcal | Carbohydrates: 104g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 6g | Monounsaturated Fat: 11g | Trans Fat: 0.1g | Cholesterol: 123mg | Sodium: 1952mg | Potassium: 258mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 68g | Vitamin A: 332IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 59mg | Iron: 2mg
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