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Sesame Chicken with Broccoli and Red Pepper Recipe

by DCMH
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from Cook's Country, Oct/Nov 2011

Servings: 4
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Ingredients

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  • 3/4 cup low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 2 Tbsp cornstarch
  • 2 tsp toasted sesame oil
  • 12 oz boneless, skinless chicken breasts, trimmed and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 3 Tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 lb broccoli, florets cut into 1-inch pieces, stalks peeled and sliced 1/4 inch thick
  • 1 red bell pepper, stemmed, seeded, and cut into 2-inch long matchsticks
  • 1 Tbsp grated fresh ginger
  • 1 Tbsp sesame seeds, toasted

Directions

  1. Whisk together 1/2 cup broth, 3 Tbsp soy sauce, 1 Tbsp cornstarch, and sesame oil in medium bowl.
  2. Toss chicken, remaining 1 Tbsp soy sauce, remaining 1 Tbsp cornstarch, and 1 Tbsp vegetable oil to coat in large bowl.
  3. Heat 1 Tbsp vegetable oil in 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until just smoking. Brown chicken, about 5 minutes. Transfer to plate and tend loosely with foil.
  4. Add broccoli and remaining 1/4 cup broth to now-empty skillet and cook, covered, until broccoli begins to soften, about 2 minutes. Uncover and cook until liquid evaporates, about 1 minute.
  5. Stir in remaining 1 Tbsp vegetable oiland bell pepper and cook until spotty brown, about 30 seconds.
  6. Whisk sauce to recombine and add to skillet with chicken and any accumulated juices. Cook until thickened, about 1 minute.
  7. Sprinkle with sesame seed and serve.
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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 229g
Recipe makes 4 servings
Calories 245  
Calories from Fat 130 53%
Total Fat 14.71g 18%
Saturated Fat 1.52g 6%
Trans Fat 0.28g  
Cholesterol 32mg 11%
Sodium 973mg 41%
Potassium 498mg 14%
Total Carbs 12.24g 3%
Dietary Fiber 2.8g 9%
Sugars 2.56g 2%
Protein 17.23g 28%

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