Baked Sesame Chicken Recipe

Looking for an easy Baked Sesame Chicken recipe? Learn how to make Baked Sesame Chicken using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by tripbeam9

Makes 2 servings



Open, sesame! This is a family favorite. For a variation, you can also use bone-in chicken pieces, but be sure to increase the cooking time in this case. Tip: To toast sesame seeds, place in a baking dish in a heated oven for about 5 to 10 minutes, watching carefully not to burn."

Recipe Ingredients for Baked Sesame Chicken

1 tablespoon soy sauce
2 tablespoons toasted sesame seeds
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/2 pinch ground black pepper
2 boneless chicken breast halves
1 tablespoon butter, melted

Recipe Directions for Baked Sesame Chicken

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).

  2. Place soy sauce in a 9x13 inch baking dish. On a piece of wax paper, mix together the sesame seeds, flour, salt and pepper. Dip the chicken pieces in the soy sauce to coat, then dredge in the sesame seed mixture. Arrange in baking dish in a single layer, then drizzle with melted butter.

  3. Bake at 400 degrees F (200 degrees C) for approximately 40 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through and tender and juices run clear. Baste with drippings once during cooking time. Garnish with extra sesame seeds if desired, and serve

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 218.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
408
Calories from Fat
144
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
16.0g
25%
Saturated Fat
5.1g
25%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
162mg
54%
Sodium
764mg
32%
Potassium
418mg
12%
Total Carbohydrates
5.7g
2%
Dietary Fiber
1.2g
5%
Sugars
0.1g
Protein
57.5g
Vitamin A 4% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 12% Iron 18%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B-
  Good points
  • Very low in sugar
  • Very high in niacin
  • High in selenium
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
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