This Air Fryer Sesame Chicken Recipe gives you restaurant-quality Chinese food at a fraction of the cost and calories while still giving you a great flavor. Keep reading to discover how you can make this easy Air Fryer chicken recipe!
Sauce Ingredients – ¼ cup soy sauce – 2 Tablespoons brown sugar – 1 teaspoon orange zest – 5 teaspoons Hoisin sauce – ½ teaspoon ground ginger – 1 teaspoon minced garlic – 1 Tablespoon cold water – 1 Tablespoon corn starch – 2 teaspoons sesame seeds toasted
Chicken Ingredients – 1 pound chicken thighs boneless skinless – ⅓ cup corn starch – 1 teaspoon olive oil spray
Cut the chicken into cubed chunks, then toss in a large bowl with cornstarch and coat the chicken evenly.
Place the coated chicken pieces into the air fryer basket and use a little olive oil spray to coat the chicken.
Air fry the chicken for 24 minutes until golden brown, tossing the chicken halfway through the cooking time. Add a spritz of oil after tossing the chicken.
Place the chicken into a medium size mixing bowl and cover with the sauce. Toss the chicken so that each piece is coated in sauce.