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Sesame Chicken with Asparagus

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Ingredients
  Boneless, skinless, chicken breasts 1⁄2 Pound
  Soy sauce 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Rice wine vinegar 2 Tablespoon
  Sesame oil 1 Tablespoon
  Liquid honey 1 Tablespoon
  Hot pepper sauce 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Asparagus 1 Pound, trimmed
  Vegetable oil 2 Tablespoon
  Sweet red pepper 1 , sliced
  Green onions 4 , sliced
  Cornstarch 2 Teaspoon
  Sesame seeds 2 Teaspoon, toasted
Directions

Cut chicken into 3/4-inch (2 cm) wide strips.
In large bowl, combine soy sauce, vinegar, sesame oil, honey and hot pepper sauce; add chicken and marinate in refrigerator for at least 30 minutes or up to 8 hours.
Drain, reserving marinade.
In shallow saucepan of boiling water, cook asparagus for 4 to 5 minutes or until tender-crisp; drain well and set aside.
In wok or skillet, heat vegetable oil over medium-high heat; stir-fry chicken, in batches, for 3 to 4 minutes or just until chicken is no longer pink inside.
Remove and set aside.
Stir-fry red pepper for 1 minute; add to chicken.
Stir-fry onions for 1 minute.
Return chicken and red pepper to pan; add asparagus.
Cook for 1 to 2 minutes or until heated through.
Combine cornstarch and reserved marinade; add to pan and cook, stirring, just until thickened and clear.
Sprinkle with sesame seeds.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Asian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 964 Calories from Fat 474

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 54 g82.8%

Saturated Fat 7.7 g38.5%

Trans Fat 0.1 g

Cholesterol 131.5 mg43.8%

Sodium 3760.1 mg156.7%

Total Carbohydrates 58 g19.2%

Dietary Fiber 15.7 g62.8%

Sugars 28.3 g

Protein 70 g140.7%

Vitamin A 187.3% Vitamin C 353.7%

Calcium 28.3% Iron 86.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Sesame Chicken With Asparagus Recipe