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Healthy Sesame Chicken

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Level: Easy

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4

Description

The lighter side to sesame chicken.

Ingredients

  • ½ cups Honey
  • 5 Tablespoons Tamari
  • ½ teaspoons To 1 Teaspoon Sesame Oil
  • 2 cloves Garlic, Pressed Through A Garlic Press
  • 4 Tablespoons Sesame Seeds
  • 3 whole Medium Size Chicken Breasts, Cubed Into 1 Inch Pieces
  • 2 pinches Kosher Salt
  • 2 pinches Black Pepper
  • 2 whole Egg Whites, Lightly Beaten
  • 4 Tablespoons Cornstarch
  • 3 Tablespoons Coconut Oil, Divided
  • ½ whole Red Bell Pepper, Diced
  • ½ whole Green Bell Pepper, Diced
  • 1 whole Medium Yellow Onion, Diced
  • 4 whole Green Onions, Sliced
  • Prepared White Or Brown Rice, To Serve

Preparation

In a medium bowl, combine honey, tamari, sesame oil, garlic and sesame seeds. Whisk until combined and set aside.

Season cubed chicken with salt and pepper.

In a large bowl whisk together the egg whites and cornstarch. Add in the seasoned chicken and toss.

In a large 10- to 12 inch nonstick skillet, add 1 tablespoon of coconut oil and heat over medium-high heat. Once hot, add in the diced peppers and sliced onions and cook for 4-5 minutes until slightly softened. Remove to a plate.

In the same skillet, heat up the remaining 2 tablespoons of coconut oil over medium-high heat. Add in the chicken and cook for 5-8 minutes until golden and fully cooked. Add the peppers and onions back in along with the sliced green onions and the sesame sauce.

Stir and serve over prepared white or brown rice.

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Taylor on 1.27.2013

This looks like a great, easy way to do take out at home!

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Maebells on 3.13.2014

Really good! We had this last night and I was surprised how quickly it came together. Very filling meal.

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K-Dub on 2.9.2014

This was delicious! Loved the flavor of the recipe and how easy it was to make. I forgot to buy coconut oil at the store, that was the only thing missing but it still turned out great! I’ll definitely be making this again!

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hollisbella on 12.10.2013

Great recipe, double the sauce portion though.

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Lara on 8.6.2013

Great recipe! I added extra veggies and forgot to bread the chicken but it still turned out great. Pretty quick and easy recipe too!

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Desicook on 7.10.2013

Due to a nut allergy in my family, I omitted the coconut oil and didn’t have sesame seeds on hand…the dish was still very tasty!

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