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Easy Sesame Chicken

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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.
Updated Jan 31, 2017

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

  • 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.

Tips from the Pillsbury Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Top with sliced green onions, if desired.
  • tip 2
    Stir-fry sauces vary in consistency and flavor; this recipe was tested with a thicker stir-fry sauce (LaChoy™ brand).

Nutrition Information

420 Calories, 22g Total Fat, 16g Protein, 39g Total Carbohydrate, 20g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
420
Calories from Fat
190
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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