These 20-Minute Sesame Chicken Rice Bowls with jasmine rice and snap peas are a healthy takeout substitute, and ready in under half an hour!
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Sesame Chicken Rice Bowls

These 30-Minute Sesame Chicken Rice Bowls with jasmine rice and snap peas are a healthy takeout substitute, and ready in under half an hour!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Chicken
Cuisine: Asian-Inspired
Servings: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 chicken beasts, cubed
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tbsp sesame oil
  • 2 tsp soy sauce or tamari
  • 1 cup snap peas
  • 1 red pepper, chopped
  • 2-3 cups cooked jasmine rice
  • 3 scallions, sliced
  • 1 red chili pepper, sliced
  • Extra sesame seeds for garnish

Sesame sauce

  • 1/4 cup soy sauce or tamari
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 2 tbsp sesame oil
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 2 tbsp cornstarch
  • 2 tbsp sesame seeds
  • 1 tsp fresh ginger, minced
  • 2 tsp sriracha (optuional)

Instructions

  • Cook jasmine rice according to package directions (I usually make enough servings for 4) in a rice cooker or on the stovetop. Prepare veggies and chicken.
  • In a large bowl, toss chicken with cornstarch and egg. Mix together well. Meanwhile, heat 2 tbsp sesame oil in a large skillet over med-high heat. Add chicken and 2 tsp soy sauce, sauteeing for 4-5 min until chicken starts to brown.
  • Meanwhile, mix sauce ingredients together. Pour overtop of chicken, then add red pepper and snap peas, sauteeing for another 3-4 min until veggies are tender and sauce has thickened.
  • Serve chicken overtop of rice and garnish with scallions, sesame seeds and red chili peppers. Enjoy!