Fast Sesame Chicken
"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 TimePrep/Total Time: 30 min.
- 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
- 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.
- 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.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 272 calories, 13g fat (0 saturated fat), 73mg cholesterol, 474mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 2g fiber), 31g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 fat, 1 vegetable.
Originally published as Sesame Chicken in Quick Cooking May/June 2000
Nov 2, 2015
A favorite with our family since it was published in QC in 2000! We have six children, most of whom are now grown & living in their own home. This was a favorite; had to double it & there were never leftovers. Don't change a thing!