Sesame Chicken Recipe

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Sesame Chicken
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  1. Wash chicken pieces and pat dry.
  2. Put chicken pieces, skin side down, into a shallow broiler pan.
  3. Combine sesame seeds, vegetable oil, sesame oil, chopped onion, salt, ginger, cardamom, and minced garlic in a separate bowl.
  4. Brush some of the sesame seed mixture on the chicken.
  5. Bake chicken at 350° for 30 minutes, basting frequently with sesame seed mixture.
  6. Turn and continue to bake and baste for another 30 minutes.
  7. Put under broiler to brown, turning once.
  8. Serve with sauce made from pan juices, instructions below.
  9. Sesame Chicken Sauce:
  10. Remove chicken pieces from pan.
  11. Blend 1 tablespoons of cornstarch with 1 cup of water. Stir cornstarch mixture into pan drippings.
  12. Cook, stirring, until sauce is thickened.
  13. Serves 4.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 204.73 Kcal (857 kJ)
Calories from fat 62.04 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6.89g 11%
Cholesterol 66.89mg 22%
Sodium 901.46mg 38%
Potassium 669.76mg 14%
Total Carbs 11.17g 4%
Sugars 2.41g 10%
Dietary Fiber 3.69g 15%
Protein 27.41g 55%
Vitamin C 82mg 137%
Iron 1.8mg 10%
Calcium 105.4mg 11%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 70.19 Kcal (294 kJ)
Calories from fat 21.27 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2.36g 11%
Cholesterol 22.93mg 22%
Sodium 309.05mg 38%
Potassium 229.62mg 14%
Total Carbs 3.83g 4%
Sugars 0.83g 10%
Dietary Fiber 1.27g 15%
Protein 9.4g 55%
Vitamin C 28.1mg 137%
Iron 0.6mg 10%
Calcium 36.1mg 11%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 3.9
  • 5

Good Points

  • low fat,
  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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