Thai Sesame Chicken Patties


  • 500g minced chicken

  • 4 spring onions

  • 15g fresh coriander, plus extra to garnish

  • 3 tablespoons toasted sesame seeds

  • 1tablespoon light soy sauce

  • 3.5cm piece root ginger, finely grated

  • 1 egg white

  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil

  • 1 tablespoon sunflower oil

  • Thai sweet chili dipping sauce, to serve

  • spring onion curls, to garnish


  1. Chop the spring onions and coriander finely with knife or a food processor then mix with the chicken mince, sesame seeds, soy sauce, ginger and egg white.

  2. Divide the mixture into 20 mounds on a chopping board. Shape each of the mixture into slightly flattened rounds with wetted hands, then chill in fridge for 1 hour.  

  3. Heat the sesame and sunflower oils in a frying pan, then put in the patties and fry for 10 minutes, turning once or twice until golden and cooked through to the centre.

  4. arrange on a serving plate and garnish with extra coriander leaves and spring onions curls.

  5. Ready to serve with the Thai sweet chili dipping sauce.




Do you know?


Sesame seeds contain sesamin and sesamolin, substances that is believed to have a cholesterol-lowering effect in humans, prevent high blood pressure, increase vitamin E supplies in animals and protect the liver against damage. Sesame seeds also is a very good source of manganese and copper, but they are also a good source of calcium, magnesium, iron, phosphorus, vitamin B1, zinc and dietary fiber.

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