Fast Sesame Chicken Recipe

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"My mother passed down the recipe for this tasty stir-fry, which is so quick and easy to make," writes Elizabeth Limestahl of Port Clinton, Ohio. "Served with wild rice and vegetables, it's a wholesome meal in minutes."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:5 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 5 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/4 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts, cubed
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup sesame seeds
  • 1 large onion, sliced
  • 2 jars (4-1/2 ounces each) sliced mushrooms, drained or 2 cups sliced fresh mushrooms

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (prepared with reduced-sodium soy sauce and fresh mushrooms) equals 272 calories, 13 g fat (0 saturated fat), 73 mg cholesterol, 474 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 31 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 fat, 1 vegetable.

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, cook chicken in oil until no longer pink. Stir in the soy sauce and sesame seeds. Cook and stir over medium heat for 5 minutes.
  2. Remove chicken with a slotted spoon; set aside and keep warm. In the same skillet, saute onion and mushrooms until onion is tender. Return chicken to pan; heat through. Yield: 5 servings.
Originally published as Sesame Chicken in Quick Cooking May/June 2000, p10

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (prepared with reduced-sodium soy sauce and fresh mushrooms) equals 272 calories, 13 g fat (0 saturated fat), 73 mg cholesterol, 474 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 31 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 fat, 1 vegetable.

Medium-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer

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