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Sesame Chicken Recipe

Serves: 
6
120 minutes
Calories per serving: 450

Recipe Ingredients

Chicken:
1 tablespoon sherry
1/4 cup all purpose flour
1/4 cup corn starch
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 cup low sodium soy sauce
2 teaspoons sesame oil
3 tablespoons water
1 1/2 lbs. chicken breast, cut into 1" cubes
Vegetable oil for frying (cover bottom of pan)
Sauce:
2 cups chicken broth
1/2 cup SPLENDA® Sugar Blend
1/4 cup corn starch
2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
2 tablespoons low sodium soy sauce
2 tablespoons sesame oil
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 teaspoon sriracha sauce
1/8 teaspoon ginger powder
2 tablespoons sesame seeds, toasted, for garnish

Preparation

Chicken:

In a large mixing bowl, whisk together sherry, flour, corn starch, baking powder, baking soda, soy sauce, sesame oil and water.

Place chicken cubes into flour mixture and refrigerate until ready to cook.

Heat oil to 375°F for frying.

Place battered chicken cubes in hot oil and cook until they float and are golden brown.

Place chicken on a paper towel lined cookie sheet and keep warm in oven.

Continue until all the chicken is done.

Sauce:

In a large sauce pot, whisk together all of the sauce ingredients.

Bring to a simmer and cook until thickened.

Place chicken on a serving platter and top with sauce. Serve with rice if desired.

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Nutrition Info Per Serving

Nutrition Info Per Serving 6

Calories
450
Calories From Fat
170
Total Fat
20
g
Saturated Fat
2.5
g
Trans Fat
0
g
Cholesterol
85
mg
Sodium
1140
mg
Total Carbs
32
g
Dietary Fiber
0
g
Sugars
17
g
Protein
29
g

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