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Simple Sesame Chicken

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Cook: 10 min./batch

Makes

6 servings

“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
Simple Sesame Chicken Recipe photo by Taste of Home
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Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  1. 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.
  2. 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.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 255 calories, 11g fat (3g saturated fat), 120mg cholesterol, 319mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 27g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 starch, 1 fat.

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