Sweet Sesame Chicken

Sweet Sesame Chicken
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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 172.1
  • Total Fat: 2.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 15.4 mg
  • Sodium: 452.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 29.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.2 g
  • Protein: 8.3 g

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Number of Servings: 4


    2 tablespoons sesame seeds
    1 1/2 Boneless, skinless chicken breasts
    2 tablespoons cornstarch
    1/2 cup pineapple juice
    1/4 cup honey
    3 tablespoons lite soy sauce
    2 tablespoons grated fresh ginger
    2 green onions, chopped
    Brown Rice (to serve chicken over)


1. Prepare rice according to package directions; keep warm.
2. Place a large skillet over medium-high heat until hot; add 2 Tbsp. sesame seeds, and cook, stirring constantly, 3 to 4 minutes or until seeds are toasted. Remove seeds from skillet.
3. Cut chicken into 1-inch pieces. Combine chicken and cornstarch, tossing to coat.
4. Coat skillet in cooking spray (note: chicken will brown better if cooked in oil) Cook chicken pieces about 5 minutes on each side or until done. Reduce heat to medium, and stir in 1/2 cup pineapple juice and next 3 ingredients. Bring to a boil, and cook, stirring occasionally, 1 minute or until thickened. Remove skillet from heat.
5. Remove chicken mixture to serving platter. Sprinkle with toasted sesame seeds and chopped green onions. Serve with warm rice.

Yield: Makes 4 servings

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user LIVING4HIM2DAY.