Chinese: sesame chicken 2

Yield: 2 servings

Measure Ingredient
¾ pounds Chicken Breasts,
Skinless and
3 tablespoons Flour
2 tablespoons Sesame Seeds
1 tablespoon Soy Sauce
½ teaspoon Peanut Oil
1 tablespoon Maple Syrup
Red Lettuce Leaves
1 tablespoon Dry Sherry
1 large Tomato, ripe
1 teaspoon Fresh Ginger, chopped
Pepper to taste
½ teaspoon Chinese Five spice powder

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cut chicken into pieces about 1 by 2 inches.

Mix soy sauce, maple syrup, sherry, ginger and Chinese Five Spice together. Add chicken and marinate 20 minutes, turning once.

Meanwhile, place sesame seeds on a baking tray and toast in oven for 10 minutes or until slightly brown.

Drain chicken, reserving marinade.

Dredge chicken in flour seasoned with a little salt and pepper.

Shake off any excess.

Heat oil in a non-stick skillet. Add chicken and brown, about 1 minute per side. Spoon marinade over chicken. j Reduce heat and saute another minute, or until chicken is cooked through.

Remove from heat and roll chicken in sesame seeds.

Wash and dry lettuce leaves. Line a serving plate with leaves, and spoon chicken on top. Cut tomato into wedges and use to garnish plate.

Serves 2

Per serving: 367 calories; 44 g protein; 23 g carbohydrate; 10 g fat; 108 mg cholesterol; 389 mg sodium.

Source: San Diego Union-Tribune (March 3-4, 1993) Shared by: Norman R. Brown

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