15-Minute Sesame Chicken

15-Minute Sesame Chicken

  • Preparation time

    5 mins
  • Cook time

    10 mins
  • Serves 4

15-Minute Sesame Chicken is a delicious combo of chicken, veggies and rice will give a new meaning to ‘fast food’ in your home!

Dietary Information

Dietary and nutritional info supplied by NZ Nutrition Foundation.


  • Olive oil - 1 Tbsp
  • Diced chicken thigh fillets - 500 g
  • Minced garlic - 1 tsp
  • Chilli flakes
  • Stir fry vegetables - 600 g
  • Reduced-salt soy sauce - 1 Tbsp
  • Sesame oil - 1 tsp
  • Microwave brown rice - 450 g
  • Sesame seeds, toasted - 1 Tbsp
  • Lemon or lime wedges, to serve


  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.

PER 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