If I put in the work to develop a technique I'm happy with, I'm the kind of guy who likes to maximize its utility. Prime example: take all the lessons I learned during months of testing recipes for General Tso's Chicken and apply them to its very similar partners-in-crime on the Chinese-American lunch special menu, orange chicken and sesame chicken.
'sesame chicken' on Serious Eats
Crispy chunks of deep-fried battered chicken in a sweet, sour, and savory glaze packed with sesame flavor. The Chinese take-out classic, made in your own kitchen.
Microwave the eggplant first to use less oil in this hearty, sweet-salty chicken dish with lots of sesame flavor.