Sesame Chicken

Sesame Chicken

Enjoy this hearty chicken sprinkled with sesame seed and have it ready in just 20 minutes – perfect for a dinner.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

20

Minutes

Makes

4

servings

1 1/4
cups water
1/8
teaspoon salt
1
cup uncooked instant brown rice
2/3
cup water
3
tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
2
teaspoons lemon juice
1
tablespoon cornstarch
1
teaspoon toasted sesame oil
2
teaspoons canola or olive oil
1
package (14 oz) uncooked chicken breast tenders (not breaded), pieces cut in half
1
bag (1 lb) frozen bell pepper and onion stir-fry, thawed, drained
1
tablespoon sesame seed
  1. In 2-quart saucepan, heat 1 1/4 cups water and the salt to boiling over high heat. Stir in rice. Reduce heat to low. Cover; simmer about 10 minutes or until water is absorbed. Fluff with fork.
  2. Meanwhile, in small bowl, stir 2/3 cup water, the soy sauce, lemon juice, cornstarch and sesame oil; set aside.
  3. Heat nonstick wok or 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat. Add canola oil; rotate wok to coat side. Add chicken; stir-fry 2 to 3 minutes. Add stir-fry vegetables; stir-fry 3 to 5 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink in center and vegetables are crisp-tender.
  4. Stir soy sauce mixture into chicken mixture; heat to boiling. Cook and stir until sauce is thickened. Sprinkle with sesame seed. Serve with rice.
Makes 4 servings
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Substitution
Alter the flavor of this dish by using pork loin pieces instead of the chicken.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 280
    • (Calories from Fat 50),
  • Total Fat 5g
    • (Saturated Fat 0g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 45mg;
  • Sodium 600mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 34g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Sugars 5g),
  • Protein 25g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1 Vegetable;
    • 2 1/2 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.