Weekend Recipe: Sesame Chicken YUM!

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Roasted Chicken with Balsamic Bell Peppers

Sesame Chicken

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons rice wine
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 dash hot pepper sauce
  • 1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger
  • 1 clove crushed garlic
  • 1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breast halves, cut into bite size pieces
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 4 ounces fresh mushrooms, quartered
  • 1 green bell pepper, sliced
  • 4 green onions, sliced diagonally into 1/2 inch pieces

Directions

  1. To Make Marinade: In a nonporous dish or bowl blend cornstarch with wine or sherry; then stir in lemon juice, soy sauce, hot pepper sauce, ginger and garlic. Blend together and stir in chicken strips. Cover dish and refrigerate to marinate for 3 to 4 hours.
  2. In a wok or large skillet, place sesame seeds and dry-fry over medium heat, shaking the wok, until the seeds are a golden brown color. Remove seeds and set aside.
  3. To same wok or skillet add sesame oil and vegetable oil and heat slowly. Drain chicken, reserving marinade, and stir-fry in wok a few pieces at a time, until browned. Remove chicken with a slotted spoon and set aside.
  4. Add mushrooms and green bell pepper to same wok or skillet and stir-fry for 2 to 3 minutes. Add the scallions and stir-fry 1 minute more. Return chicken to wok, together with reserved marinade, and stir over medium high heat for another 2 to 3 minutes, or until the ingredients are evenly coated with the glaze. Sprinkle toasted sesame seeds on top and serve immediately.

 

Nutritional Information

 

Amount Per Serving  Calories: 279 | Total Fat: 14.1g | Cholesterol: 66mg

 

What to Drink?

Wine Riesling
Beer Beer
Hot Non-Alcoholic Tea

More recipes at AllRecipes.com

 

 

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About anisesmith

I have a Masters Degree in Internet Marketing from Full Sail University. I am a Marketing & Social Media College Instructor, Course Developer, Digital Webinar Developer and Social Media Strategist. My Marketing experience consists of, Pharmaceutical, Healthcare Content, Direct Response, Mobile, Email and Digital. I am also proficient with Augmented Reality,Web Analytics, Print and Promotional Products. I have a special interest in NFC (Near Field Communications), Virtual Worlds and the Semantic Web because I believe these technologies are the wave of the future. Proficient in: Microsoft Office Suite, Basecamp, Moodle [LMS], Constant Contact, WordPress, basic HTML, iPhoto, iMovie, GarageBand, Key Note, ScreenFlow and Google Analytics. Demonstrated knowledge in: Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, Flickr, Instagram, Buffer, Triberr, Pheed, Tumblr, Vine, FourSquare, Slideshare, Layar, Tailwind, Houzz, Second Life and other related platforms. When I am not online I am a rabid Philadelphia EAGLES Fan, closet Foodie and mom to a miniature male version of myself.

Posted on September 15, 2011, in Asian, Chicken. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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