15-Minute Sesame Chicken

clock 5 minutes + 10 minutes bowl Serves 4


  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 500g diced chicken thigh fillets
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • chilli flakes
  • 600 g stir fry vegetables
  • 1 Tbsp reduced-salt soy sauce
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 450 g microwave brown rice
  • 1 Tbsp sesame seeds, toasted
  • lemon or lime wedges, to serve
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  • 1. Heat olive oil in a large frying pan or wok over medium to high heat. Add chicken and cook for 4-5 minutes until well browned. Add garlic and desired amount of chilli flakes, if using, and cook for a further minute until fragrant.

  • 2. Add vegetables to the pan and combine with chicken. Cook until vegetables are tender. Finish with soy sauce and a light drizzle of sesame oil.

  • 3. Prepare rice as per the packet instructions. Divide across four bowls and top with chicken and vegetables. Sprinkle with toasted sesame seeds and a squeeze of lime or lemon, to serve.


  • • Energy 2719Kj • Protein 35g • Total Fat 15g • Saturated Fat 3g • Carbohydrates 89g • Sugars 7g • Sodium 301mg

  • Dietary and nutritional info supplied by NZ Nutrition Foundation

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