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Roast Sesame Chicken

roast-sesame-chicken Photo: Levi Brown

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • Pinch of crushed red pepper
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 2 tablespoons grated, peeled fresh ginger
  • 1 medium yellow bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 12 ounces cauliflower florets
  • 8 ounces green beans, trimmed
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds
  • 3 cups

Preparation


1. In small bowl, whisk together soy sauce, honey, sesame oil, and crushed red pepper.

2. Heat canola oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Stir in ginger; cook until fragrant (1 minute). Add bell pepper, cauliflower, and green beans. Cook, stirring frequently, until the vegetables are crisp-tender (6-8 minutes). Add the sesame seeds and chicken and stir until heated through (1-2 minutes).

3. Stir in the soy sauce mixture and cook until heated through (1-2 minutes). Serve hot.


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  • This lean meat gets an Asian makeover with this recipe for Roast Sesame Chicken that uses soy sauce, sesame oil, and ginger to spice things up.
  • Yield: Makes: 4 servings (serving size: 2 cups chicken and veggies)

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 333
Fat per serving: 14.1g
Saturated fat per serving: 2.3g
Monounsaturated fat per serving: 6.2g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 4.6g
Protein per serving: 37g
Carbohydrate per serving: 15g
Fiber per serving: 4g
Cholesterol per serving: 89mg
Iron per serving: 2mg
Sodium per serving: 398mg
Calcium per serving: 59mg

Good to Know

This lean meat gets an Asian makeover with this recipe that uses soy sauce, sesame oil, and ginger to spice things up.