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Another healthy chinese attempt

Last Wednesday was basically the only day that we ate healthier. Christian had been practically begging for Chinese Buffet. Instead he settled for a home cooked Chinese meal. I have been searching for a healthy Sesame Chicken recipe that we all like and found a new one at Squidoo to try that didn't involve the deep fryer (the recipe is below). I added some broccoli stems and florets. I served it with veggie stir-fry and rice.

Christian liked this version, but it still wasn't what I was looking for. I would make it again, but I will continue to find another sesame chicken recipe... or something similar.

Sesame Chicken

Ingredients

  • 6 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/2-1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2-1 teaspoon red pepper flakes (optional)
  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds
Directions:

  1. Cut chicken breast into 1 inch strips or bite size pieces.
  2. Heat a large non-stick skillet that has been sprayed with Pam, over medium-high heat.
  3. Cook chicken for about 6 minutes or until no longer pink.
  4. Mix together honey, soy sauce, water, corn starch, ginger and red pepper flakes.
  5. Whisk until no corn starch lumps appear.
  6. Pour sauce mixture into skillet with chicken.
  7. Cook until sauce thickens slightly.
  8. You can add more water if sauce is too thick.
  9. Sprinkle with sesame seeds.
  10. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes or until chicken starts to soak up the sauce.

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