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Sesame Chicken Stir-Fry

"When our children were little, my husband frequently worked late," recalls Michelle McWilliams of Fort Lupton, Colorado. "This eye-catching stir-fry was a satisfying alternative to a big dinner for me and the kids."
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    1 serving


  • 1 boneless skinless chicken breast half, cut into thin strips
  • 2 teaspoons canola oil
  • 7 snow peas
  • 1 cup fresh broccoli florets
  • 1/3 cup julienned sweet red pepper
  • 3 medium fresh mushrooms, sliced
  • 3/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 cup cold water
  • 3 to 4 tablespoons soy sauce
  • Hot cooked rice
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds, toasted


  • In a large skillet or wok, stir-fry chicken in oil for 6-8 minutes or until juices run clear. Remove chicken and set aside. In the same skillet, stir-fry peas, broccoli and red pepper for 2-3 minutes. Add mushrooms and onion; stir-fry for 3-4 minutes.
  • Combine cornstarch and sugar; stir in water and soy sauce until smooth. Add to the pan. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until thickened. Return chicken to the pan; cook until mixture is heated through and vegetables are tender. Serve over rice. Sprinkle with sesame seeds.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 398 calories, 14g fat (2g saturated fat), 63mg cholesterol, 2858mg sodium, 33g carbohydrate (16g sugars, 7g fiber), 36g protein.

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  • CBIRD08
    Jun 1, 2011

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  • Mommatas
    Feb 14, 2011

    I made this recipe but changed out some of the vegetables and deleted the sesame seeds, my husband hates seeds. Other than those changes it was awesome!

  • Frank123
    Sep 14, 2009

    I made it today and it's a keeper. My wife and I like our foods seasoned pretty well, so I just put in a little seasoning.