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Baked Sesame Chicken
Submitted by:  Loll
    

 

 
  Prep Time: approx. 5 Minutes
Cook Time: approx. 40 Minutes
 

" 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. "
 
Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup toasted sesame seeds
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 pinch ground black pepper
  • 4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
   
Directions
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.

 
 
Makes 4 servings

 

 
Nutrition at a glance
Servings Per Recipe: 4
amount per serving
Calories 252  
Protein 27g
Total Fat 13g
Sodium 699mg
Cholesterol 83mg
Carbohydrates 6g
Fiber 1g