Sesame Chicken

1
Nancy Allen

By
@mawmawnan

I love this sesame chicken recipe. You need to allow chicken to marinate 8 hours or overnight.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
6 servings
Prep:
8 Hr
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Broil

Ingredients

  • 1/4 c
    lemon juice
  • 1/4 c
    soy sauce
  • 2 Tbsp
    canola oil
  • 3 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground ginger
  • 6
    boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
  • 4 tsp
    cornstarch
  • 1/2 c
    water
  • 1/4 c
    chicken broth
  • ·
    hot cooked rice (six servings)
  • 1/4 c
    sesame seeds, toasted

How to Make Sesame Chicken

Step-by-Step

  1. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the lemon juice, soy sauce, oil, garlic and ginger. Add chicken; seal bag and turn to coat. Refrigerate for 8 hours or overnight.
  2. Remove chicken from marinade and place on a parchment paper lined and sprayed lightly with non stick sprayed baking sheet. Broil chicken 4 inches from the heat for 12-14 minutes or until juice runs clear, turning once. This is where the recipe and I differ (Your choice) I make up fresh marinade for this sauce and the recipe uses the original marinade. In a saucepan, combine cornstarch, water, broth and marinade, until smooth. Bring to a rolling boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Serve chicken and sauce over rice. Sprinkle with toasted sesame seeds. Makes 6 serving.

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About Sesame Chicken

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American




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