Ginger Sesame Chicken Recipe

Looking for an easy ginger sesame chicken recipe? Learn how to make ginger sesame chicken using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by snappytype

Makes 4 servings



Tender chicken and veggies are coated in a sweet and salty stir-fry sauce flavored with ginger and a hint of maple syrup. This is simple stir-frying at its best.

Recipe Ingredients for ginger sesame chicken

1 tablespoon cornstarch
3/4 cup chicken broth
2 tablespoons sesame seeds
2 tablespoons maple syrup
4 teaspoons soy sauce
1/2 teaspoon ginger
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 1/2 pounds chicken breasts
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 cup green pepper

Recipe Directions for ginger sesame chicken

  1. In a small bowl, combine the first seven ingredients until blended; set aside.

  2. In a large skillet or wok, stir-fry chicken in half of the oil for 4-6 minutes or until no longer pink. Remove and keep warm.

  3. Stir-fry green pepper in remaining oil for 2 minutes. Stir cornstarch mixture and add to the pan. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1 minute or until thickened. Add chicken; heat through. Serve with rice.

Categories

Chicken, Main Dish, Chinese

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 267.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
458
Calories from Fat
197
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
21.9g
34%
Saturated Fat
4.8g
24%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
151mg
50%
Sodium
591mg
25%
Potassium
550mg
16%
Total Carbohydrates
11.5g
4%
Dietary Fiber
1.0g
4%
Sugars
6.7g
Protein
51.5g
Vitamin A 4% Vitamin C 31%
Calcium 8% 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
  • High in niacin
  • High in selenium
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
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