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Easy Sesame Chicken

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 25 min
  • Ingredients 8
  • Servings 6
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Hack your favorite Chinese take-out recipe with this super quick and easy version of sesame chicken. MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

1
bag (20 oz) frozen lightly breaded chicken chunks or frozen popcorn chicken
2
teaspoons vegetable oil
1
teaspoon finely chopped garlic
1
bottle (14 oz) stir-fry sauce
1/2
teaspoon grated fresh gingerroot
1/8
teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1
teaspoon toasted sesame seed
Cooked rice or steamed broccoli, if desired

Steps

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  • 1
    Make chicken as directed on package for oven directions.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, in 1-quart saucepan, heat oil over medium heat; add garlic. Cook about 1 minute or until garlic is fragrant, stirring constantly. Add stir-fry sauce, gingerroot and pepper flakes; heat 1 to 2 minutes to simmering, stirring occasionally.
  • 3
    Remove chicken from oven; transfer to large bowl, and toss in heated sauce. Sprinkle with sesame seed, and serve. Serve with cooked rice or broccoli.

Expert Tips

Top with sliced green onions, if desired.

Stir-fry sauces vary in consistency and flavor; this recipe was tested with a thicker stir-fry sauce (LaChoy™ brand).

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
420
Calories from Fat
190
% Daily Value
Total Fat
22g
33%
Saturated Fat
3g
16%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
40mg
13%
Sodium
1270mg
53%
Potassium
250mg
7%
Total Carbohydrate
39g
13%
Dietary Fiber
1g
6%
Sugars
20g
Protein
16g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%
20%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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