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Simple Sesame Chicken

 Simple Sesame Chicken
“Returning home after 20 years as a missionary in the Philippines, I’ve tried to make food like we had there and came up with these flavorful strips. This recipe became a family favorite and is often requested at potlucks!” Lynn Jonas - Madison, Wisconsin
6 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Cook: 10 min./batch


  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1-2/3 cups Caesar salad croutons, crushed
  • 1/4 cup sesame seeds
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1-1/2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch strips
  • 2 teaspoons butter
  • 2 teaspoons canola oil


  • In a shallow bowl, combine the flour, salt and pepper. In another
  • shallow bowl, combine crushed croutons and sesame seeds. Place eggs
  • in a third shallow bowl. Coat chicken with flour mixture, then dip
  • in eggs and coat with crouton mixture.
  • In a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, cook chicken
  • in butter and oil in batches over medium heat for 4-6 minutes on
  • each side or until no longer pink. Yield: 6 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving equals 255 calories, 11 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 120 mg cholesterol, 319 mg sodium, 11 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 27 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 starch,

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Nutritional Facts: 1 fat.