Sesame Cilantro Chicken Recipe
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Sesame Cilantro Chicken Recipe

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Slightly sweet, super juicy and drizzled with a wonderfully Asian-inspired sauce, this chicken is definitely delicious enough to serve guests. Wild rice would make an easy side. —Brittany Bowen, Flagstaff, Arizona
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 25 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 25 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each)
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds, toasted

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 328 calories, 5 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 94 mg cholesterol, 398 mg sodium, 36 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 35 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 2 starch.

Directions

  1. Place chicken in an 11-in. x 7-in. baking dish coated with cooking spray. Combine the honey, soy sauce, garlic powder, ginger and cilantro; spoon 1/4 cup honey mixture over chicken. Set aside the remaining mixture.
  2. Cover and bake at 375° for 20 minutes. Uncover; bake 5-10 minutes longer or until a meat thermometer reads 170°. Spoon reserved mixture over chicken; sprinkle with sesame seeds. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Sesame Cilantro Chicken in Healthy Cooking August/September 2010, p57

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 328 calories, 5 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 94 mg cholesterol, 398 mg sodium, 36 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 35 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 2 starch.

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Reviewed Dec. 29, 2012

Great!

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Reviewed Aug. 14, 2010

I doubt I will make this again, but if I do I will omit the cilantro.

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