Nutty and crunchy sesame seeds make a delicious coating on tender chicken in this simple recipe.
INGREDIENTS | SERVES 4
2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 tablespoon grated gingerroot
1 tablespoon brown sugar
1 teaspoon sesame oil
4 4-ounce boneless, skinless chicken breasts
½ cup sesame seeds
3 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon butter
In a large, heavy-duty food-storage bag, combine soy sauce, garlic, gingerroot, brown sugar, and sesame oil and mix well. Add chicken; seal bag, and squish to coat chicken with marinade. Refrigerate for 8 hours.
When ready to eat, remove chicken from marinade; discard marinade. Dip chicken in sesame seeds to coat on all sides.
Heat olive oil and butter in large skillet over medium heat. Add chicken and cook for 5 minutes. Carefully turn chicken and cook for 3–6 minutes on second side.
CALORIES: 363.65 | Fat: 20.83g | Saturated fat: 4.15g | Dietary fiber:2.24g | Sodium: 250.28mg | Cholesterol: 99.28mg