Sesame Chicken Recipe

Who doesn’t love a healthy one-pot meal? Try our One-Pot Sesame Chicken Recipe for an easy weeknight meal you’ll want to add to your weekly rotation of delicious, clean eating recipes.

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  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 tablespoons low sodium soy sauce
  • 1 ½ tablespoons sesame oil
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 2 tablespoons Swerve brown sugar substitute
  • 2 tablespoons seasoned rice vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons sesame seeds
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • Heat the sesame oil on medium heat. Once hot add the chicken and carrot. Cook until the chicken is firm and cooked through. Drain off any excess liquid.
  • In a small bowl, combine all ingredients except sesame seeds and green onion. Whisk until smooth and pour over the cooked chicken. Bring to a simmer and cook for 1 minute, or until thick and chicken is coated. Stir in the sesame seeds. Remove from heat and top with green onion. Serve over brown rice or quinoa, if desired.In a large skillet or wok, heat the sesame oil over medium heat.
  • Add the chicken to the hot oil and cook for 4 to 5 minutes, stirring regularly, until browned on all sides. Reduce the heat to low, and add in the soy sauce, minced garlic, remaining 1 teaspoon of ground ginger, water, brown sugar twin, and vinegar.
  • Stir well and continue cooking for an additional 4 to 5 minutes, until the sauce is thickened and the chicken pieces are fully cooked.
  • Add the sesame seeds, then stir to coat.
  • Serve with rice and vegetables.

Nutrition Information

  • PersonalPoints: 2-6
  • BLUE: 2
  • GREEN: 6
  • PURPLE: 3
  • SmartPoints: 5
  • Points Plus: 6

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Serving: 142gCalories: 215.9kcalCarbohydrates: 8.3gProtein: 27.7gFat: 6gSaturated Fat: 1.1gCholesterol: 65.8mgSodium: 516.6mgFiber: 0.7gSugar: 3.2g

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