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Chinese-Style Sesame Chicken

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In this video, Betty demonstrates how to make her Sensational Sesame Chicken. Chicken tenders are marinated in a mixture of soy sauce, sesame oil, ginger, green onions, and garlic. Then, sesame seeds are mixed with the drained chicken, and it is broiled to tender perfection!
  Chicken tenders 2 Pound, uncooked
  Soy sauce 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sesame oil 2 Tablespoon
  Ground ginger 1 Teaspoon
  Green onions 3 , sliced
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced
  Sesame seeds 2 Tablespoon, toasted

In a small bowl, combine ½ cup soy sauce, 2 tablespoons sesame oil, 1 teaspoon ground ginger, 3 sliced green onions, and 2 cloves minced garlic. Place 1 to 2 pounds of chicken tenders in a heavy-duty, gallon-sized zip-lock bag. Pour the marinade over the chicken and seal the bag. Marinate in the refrigerator for 1 hour. Drain the marinade from the chicken and discard. Sprinkle the marinated chicken with 2 tablespoons toasted sesame seeds. Place the individual chicken tenders on a broiler pan and broil 5 ½ inches from heat—with the oven door partially open. Broil for 3 minutes, and then turn each piece of chicken and broil for 3 minutes longer, or until done. Serve immediately. I served my Sensational Sesame Chicken with my Basic Sweet and Sour Sauce, my Tasty Tarragon Fettucini, and steamed green peas. This makes a delicious and healthy meal—plus, it is nice and light for the summer! I hope you like it! --Betty

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes
Why fritter away any cash on a take-out when you can make scrumptious Chinese style sesame chicken right in your own kitchen? In this video, Betty explains how to make sesame chicken to tender perfection! Almost as easy as a takeout, this crunchy, tasty recipe is a delicious way to treat yourself to something delectable after a long, tiring day.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 733 Calories from Fat 421

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 47 g72.4%

Saturated Fat 9 g45.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 93 mg31%

Sodium 2821.6 mg117.6%

Total Carbohydrates 40 g13.5%

Dietary Fiber 4.2 g16.6%

Sugars 1.7 g

Protein 37 g74.4%

Vitamin A 7.3% Vitamin C 11.3%

Calcium 13.4% Iron 25.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Chinese-Style Sesame Chicken Recipe Video