Golden, crispy pieces of sesame seed coated
chicken make a wonderful addition to a noodle salad.
Sweet Sesame Chicken
- 1/2 cup raw sesame seeds
1/8 cup sesame oil
1 1/2 cups unflavored bread crumbs
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
1/8 teaspoon dry mustard
1/8 teaspoon nutmeg
1/4 cup SPLENDA® Brown Sugar Blend
1/4 cup sesame oil
1/4 cup vegetable oil
1 1/2 pounds chicken breast, cubed
- Combine the raw sesame seeds with the
1/8 cup of sesame oil and microwave for 2 minutes.
- Mix the roasted sesame seeds with the
bread crumbs, salt, pepper, dry mustard, nutmeg and SPLENDA®
Brown Sugar Blend. Set aside.
- Heat a large frying pan or wok with the
1/4 cup of sesame oil and the vegetable oil.
- Dredge the chicken pieces in the bread
crumb mixture so that they are evenly coated.
- Drop the chicken into the hot pan and
cook over medium heat.
- Cook for 5 to 6 minutes or until golden
brown on each side.
- Remove from the oil with a slotted spoon
and drain on paper towels. Serve immediately with rice, noodles
or vegetables and assorted mustards for dipping.
Makes 6 servings.
Note: Recipe contest submission by: Rose
Marie K. from Freehold, NJ.
Nutrients Per Serving: Calories: 540; Calories
from Fat: 290; Total Fat: 32g; Saturated Fat: 5g; Cholesterol:
65mg; Sodium: 360mg; Total Carbs: 30g; Dietary Fiber: 2g; Sugars:
9g; Protein: 32g
Exchanges Per Serving: 2 Starches, 4 Lean
Meats, 2 Fats
Recipe and photograph courtesy of Splenda,
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