One-Pot Sesame Chicken & Rice Recipe

One-Pot Sesame Chicken & Rice Recipe | DIY Joy Projects and Crafts Ideas

Image credits: Spice N' Pans via Youtube


I swear; this sesame chicken and rice from Spice N’ Pans on Youtube is the tastiest rice bowl dish I’ve tasted! If you’re having a busy week and don’t have time to prepare dinner for your family, this recipe is ideal for you. It’s not just tasty; it’s a one-pot recipe that you can make in less than 30 minutes. This dish is a crowd favorite in our home, so even if I don’t have a busy schedule, I still make this dish for my family. Try this today and see for yourself!



  • 2 fl oz sesame oil
  • 1 thumb-size ginger, thinly sliced
  • 1 lb chicken thigh meat, cut into bite-size
  • 2 tbsp rice wine (optional)
  • 5 cloves of garlic, thinly sliced
  • 3 cups of uncooked rice, washed
  • 2 tbsp oyster sauce
  • 1 tbsp chicken stock powder
  • 1 1/2 tbsp dark soy sauce
  • 3 cups of water
  • 1 can of button mushrooms
  • 2 stalks of spring onion, cut into finger length


Step 1

Heat a pot over medium heat, then add 2 fl oz sesame oil and sliced ginger. Fry until fragrant, then add the chicken. Continue to cook over medium heat. Next, add 2 tbsp rice wine (optional), then sear the chicken on both sides until browned before stirring. Once the chicken starts to brown, add the thinly sliced garlic cloves and season with a few dashes of ground black pepper. Mix well.

Frying the chicken in sesame oil
Image credits: Spice N’ Pans via Youtube


Step 2

Now, add 3 cups of washed uncooked rice and stir well. After this, add 2 tbsp oyster sauce, 1 tsp of chicken stock powder, and 1 1/2 tbsp dark soy sauce. Mix well to combine. Next, add 3 cups of water, and 1 can of thinly sliced button mushrooms. Turn down the heat to medium-low, put the lid on, and cook everything for fifteen minutes. After fifteen minutes, add two stalks of chopped spring onion. Turn off the heat and mix everything well before serving.

Cooking the mushrooms and rice in the pot
Image credits: Spice N’ Pans via Youtube

One-Pot Sesame Chicken & Rice Recipe

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