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Sesame Chicken, American Style

Sesame Chicken Recipe - crispy sesame seed battered chicken nuggets that are great with or without sauce.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time26 mins
Total Time36 mins
Course: Main Dishes
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chicken, dinner, sesame
Servings: 4
Calories: 427kcal
Author: Lynda

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cups buttermilk
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. pepper
  • 1 tsp. soy sauce
  • 2 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 Tbsp. Greek seasoning
  • 2 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1 tsp. paprika
  • Boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1-2 cups flour
  • ¼ cup sesame seeds
  • oil for frying

Sweet and Sour Sauce

  • 1 small jar red plum jelly
  • 1 ½ tsp. lemon juice
  • 1 ½ Tbsp. horseradish
  • 1 ½ Tbsp. mustard

Instructions

  • Mix together first 8 ingredients. Place in an airtight container and add desired amount of boneless chicken breasts that have been cut into bite size pieces. Marinate several hours or overnight.
  • Preheat oil over medium-high heat for 10 minutes in a large skillet.
  • Combine flour and sesame seeds. Drain chicken breasts. Dip a few pieces of chicken at a time in the flour mixture.
  • Deep fry until thoroughly cooked. Remove from oil and place on a plate that has been lined with a paper towel. Salt to taste if desired.

Sauce

  • Mix together all ingredients. Serve over chicken or as a dip.

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Nutrition

Serving: 1 | Calories: 427kcal | Carbohydrates: 63g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 29mg | Sodium: 2112mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 10g