The Pioneer Woman Tasty Kitchen
Profile Photo

Orange Sesame Chicken

0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep:

Cook:

Level: Easy

System:

2
x

Print Options

Page size Letter 3x5 4x6
Text Size Small Medium Large
Content Include description
Include prep time, etc.
Show image

Description

My husband loves Sesame Chicken but I do not like the thick, fried breading typically found with the dish. I decided to combine the sweetness of orange and a semi-sesame sauce to some baked chicken. The result was a delicious meal with minimal guilt! If you are serving more than 2 people, double the recipe for each additional 2 individuals.

Ingredients

  • 2 whole Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breasts
  • 4 Tablespoons Soy Sauce
  • 4 Tablespoons Orange Marmalade
  • 2 Tablespoons Sherry
  • 1 teaspoon Crushed Red Pepper Flakes
  • ½ teaspoons Ground Ginger
  • 1 teaspoon Freshly Minced Garlic
  • ¾ cups Flour
  • 1 Tablespoon Sesame Seeds Plus Extra For Garnish If Desired
  • 3 Tablespoons Melted Butter

Preparation

Preheat oven to 350 F.

1. If you are working with bone-in chicken, remove the skin and debone. Once the meat is boneless and skinless, cut into 1 inch cubes. Place into a shallow bowl that’s just large enough to hold the meat.
2. Combine soy sauce, marmalade, sherry, pepper flakes, ginger and garlic in a bowl. Pour approximately half of the mixture onto the meat. Reserve the remaining for the glaze. Refrigerate for 20 minutes.
3. After the meat has marinated, combine flour and sesame seeds in a resealable plastic bag. Remove the chicken pieces from the marinade and shake to remove excess moisture. Toss the chicken into the bag with the dry mixture and shake to coat. Place chicken onto a large baking sheet.
4. Pour the melted butter over the chicken and bake for 20 minutes, turning the pieces over after 10 minutes.
5. While the chicken cooks, pour the reserved liquid into a saucepan over medium heat and reduce by at least half until it’s a glaze consistency.
6. When the chicken is golden, remove it from the oven and toss with the glaze before plating.
7. Sprinkle additional sesame seeds for garnish.

Note: I served this meal with a side of brown rice sauteed with stir-fried vegetables.

No Comments

You must be logged in to post a comment.

No Reviews

You must be logged in to post a review.

Related Recipes

Pizza Style Hot Dogs
Profile Photo by Dax Phillips in Main Courses
A classic wiener transformed into everything you love about a great...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 1 Level: Easy


Peach Prosciutto Stuffed Chicken Breast with Queso de Freir
Profile Photo by In Good Flavor in Main Courses
Succulent chicken breast stuffed with peach, basil, agave nectar, prosciutto, and...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 2 Level: Easy


Tomato Mozzarella Chicken
Profile Photo by Lindsay @ Veggie Balance in Main Courses
Tomato mozzarella chicken right off the grill with a balsamic glaze...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 4 Level: Easy


Hearty, Italian-Style Meat Sauce with Penne
Profile Photo by Jenna in Main Courses
A hearty, easy-to-make weeknight meal for you & your family to...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 6 Level: Easy


Prawns, arugula and grape tomatoes
Profile Photo by sugarlovespices in Main Courses
A fusion of Italian and Asian: the blending of Asian and...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 4 Level: Intermediate