Sesame Chicken

Dinner ready in 20 minutes! Enjoy this quick and flavorful chicken dish that's sprinkled with sesame seed.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 20 min
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 4
 

Ingredients

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

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 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.
  • 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.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Alter the flavor of this dish by using pork loin pieces instead of the chicken.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
280
(
Calories from Fat
50),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
5%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
45mg
45%;
Sodium
600mg
600%;
Total Carbohydrate
34g
34%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
5g
5%
),
Protein
25g
25%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
30%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
4%;
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.