Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Recipe Wednesday- Sesame Chicken

I tried this recipe the other night and it really is good - give it a try, you won't be disappointed!

Healthy Sesame Chicken
Recipe Makes 4 servings - 245 Calories each, 39 fat calories, 68 mg cholesterol Sodium 753 mg, Carbs - 21

1/4 C flour
1/4 tsp salt (taste before adding)
1/8 tsp ground black pepper
4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves, cut into 2 inch by 4 in strips
1/4 C reduced sodium soy sauce (I think you can use a little less, add water to make up the difference)
1/4 C sugar (I think you can use a little less-I actually used Truvia sugar sub)
1/2 tsp dark sesame oil
2 Tablespoons sesame seeds, toasted
1/4 C chopped fresh chives (optional)

1. In a gallon size plastic bag, combine flour, salt and Pepper
2. Add chicken, seal bag and shake well to coat
3. Coat a large nonstick skillet with nonstick spray and warm over medium heat
4. Add chicken to skillet to skillet and cook, stirring, for 3-4 minutes (I think more like 7-8 mins -depending on how big your pieces are) until chicken is no longer pink
5. Transfer to a plate
6. Reduce heat to medium
7. Combinesoy sauce and sugar in the skillet
8. Cook, stirring occasionally until the sugar dissolves
9. Add sesame oil and sesame seeds
10. Add chicken and chives, toss in sauce, raise heat and cook until sauce thickens.(just a minute or two) Be sure all chicken is well coated with sauce - Serve and Enjoy!

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