Sesame Cilantro Chicken for Two Recipe
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Sesame Cilantro Chicken for Two 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 to a guest. Wild rice would make an easy side. —Brittany Bowen, Flagstaff, Arizona
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 25 min.
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 25 min.
MAKES: 2 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each)
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1 tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Dash ground ginger
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons minced fresh cilantro
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons 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 8-in. square baking dish coated with cooking spray. Combine the honey, soy sauce, garlic powder, ginger and cilantro; spoon 2 tablespoons 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: 2 servings.
Originally published as Sesame Cilantro Chicken for Two in Healthy Cooking

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.

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

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Reviewed Feb. 3, 2012

Easy and delicious. I added green onion and it was perfect.

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Reviewed Jan. 27, 2011

The chicken turned out very moist and good. I did not use the sesame seeds.

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