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Ginger Sesame Chicken for 2 Recipe

Tender chicken and veggies are coated in a sweet and salty stir-fry sauce flavored with ginger and a hint of maple syrup. This is simple stir-frying at its best. Simple & Delicious Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:2 servings


  • 1-1/2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1/3 cup chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 2 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 3/4 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 3 teaspoons olive oil, divided
  • 1/2 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • Hot cooked rice


  • 1. In a small bowl, combine the first seven ingredients until blended; set aside.
  • 2. In a large skillet or wok, stir-fry chicken in 1-1/2 teaspoons oil for 4-6 minutes or until no longer pink. Remove and keep warm.
  • 3. Stir-fry green pepper and onion in remaining oil for 2 minutes. Stir cornstarch mixture and add to the pan. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1 minute or until thickened. Add chicken; heat through. Serve with rice. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 318 calories, 13g fat (2g saturated fat), 95mg cholesterol, 556mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 1g fiber), 37g protein.

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jessasmith User ID: 6426265 168218
Reviewed Dec. 29, 2011

"I enjoyed this recipe. I chose it because I happened to have everything on hand which is always a plus! I would recommend toasting the sesame seeds before adding them to the mixture as they were pretty crunchy in the finished product. Overall, it was a good meal."

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