Light Sesame Chicken

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 406.9
  • Total Fat: 8.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 97.5 mg
  • Sodium: 795.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 43.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 8.0 g
  • Protein: 45.8 g

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Delicious alternative to Chinese Carry-out! Delicious alternative to Chinese Carry-out!
Number of Servings: 4


    3/4 cup rice
    3 tablespoons honey
    2 tablespoons sesame seeds
    2 tablespoons soy sauce
    1 garlic clove, finely chopped or crushed with a garlic press
    2 large egg whites
    1/4 cup cornstarch
    1 1/2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breast halves, cut into bite size pcs
    Salt & pepper to taste
    2 tablespoons Canola Oil
    4 scallions, sliced
    1 1/2 pounds broccoli, cut into large florets


Makes 4 servings

1) Prepare Broccoli to be steamed, either in a steamer or in the microwave. Cook rice according to package instructions.

2) Meanwhile, make sauce: In a small bowl, combine honey, sesame seeds, soy sauce, and garlic; set aside. In a large bowl, whisk together egg whites and cornstarch. Add chicken; season with salt and pepper, and toss to coat.

3) Start to steam your Broccoli. While that is steaming........

4) In a large nonstick skillet, heat 1 tablespoon oil over medium-high. Add half the chicken; cook, turning occasionally, until golden and opaque throughout, 6 to 8 minutes. Transfer to a plate; repeat with remaining tablespoon oil and chicken. Return all the chicken to skillet; add sauce and scallions, and toss to coat.

Serve sesame chicken with broccoli and rice.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CARRIEANNB.

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