Embark on a culinary journey with Weight War’s Sesame Chicken, a tantalizing dish that effortlessly combines savory flavors with health-conscious choices. This recipe introduces bite-sized pieces of succulent chicken, coated in a delicate blend of cornstarch, salt, and black pepper, creating a satisfyingly crispy texture when cooked to perfection.

In a skillet, sesame oil becomes the medium for transforming the chicken into golden-brown perfection, infusing the dish with its signature nutty aroma. The sauce, a harmonious marriage of reduced-sodium soy sauce, rice vinegar, hoisin sauce, honey, grated ginger, and minced garlic, is the secret to elevating this dish to a delightful symphony of Asian-inspired tastes.

As the sauce gently coats each piece of chicken, it thickens to a luscious consistency, creating a glossy finish that promises a burst of flavor in every bite. The final touch involves a drizzle of additional sesame oil, enhancing the richness and depth of the dish.

Served over a bed of brown rice or cauliflower rice, this Sesame Chicken becomes a wholesome meal that not only satisfies your taste buds but also aligns with the principles of Weight War’s. Garnished with sesame seeds and chopped green onions, the dish not only delights the palate but also adds a visual flair, making it a feast for both the eyes and the senses.

With approximately 250 calories per serving and a well-balanced nutritional profile, this Sesame Chicken embodies the idea that wholesome, health-conscious meals can be deliciously indulgent. Whether shared with loved ones or enjoyed as a solo delight, this Weight War’s Sesame Chicken is an invitation to savor the joys of mindful eating without compromising on flavor.

Weight War’s Sesame Chicken

Ingredients:

For the Chicken:

  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil (divided)

For the Sauce:

  • 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons hoisin sauce
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds (for garnish)
  • Chopped green onions (for garnish)
  • Cooked brown rice or cauliflower rice (for serving)

Instructions:

  1. In a bowl, toss the chicken pieces with cornstarch, salt, and black pepper until evenly coated.
  2. Heat 1 tablespoon of sesame oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Add the coated chicken pieces and cook until browned and cooked through.
  3. While the chicken is cooking, prepare the sauce. In a small bowl, whisk together soy sauce, rice vinegar, hoisin sauce, honey, grated ginger, and minced garlic.
  4. Once the chicken is cooked, pour the sauce over the chicken in the skillet. Stir to coat the chicken evenly in the sauce.
  5. Allow the sauce to thicken slightly, stirring occasionally.
  6. Drizzle the remaining tablespoon of sesame oil over the chicken and sauce, stirring to combine.
  7. Serve the Sesame Chicken over cooked brown rice or cauliflower rice.
  8. Garnish with sesame seeds and chopped green onions.

Nutritional Information (per serving, assuming recipe makes 4 servings without rice):

  • Calories: ~250 kcal
  • Total Fat: ~9g
    • Saturated Fat: ~1.5g
    • Unsaturated Fat: ~7g
  • Cholesterol: ~70mg
  • Sodium: ~600mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: ~15g
    • Dietary Fiber: ~1g
    • Sugars: ~7g
  • Protein: ~25g

Note: Nutritional values are approximate and may vary based on specific ingredients and brands used.

This Weight War’s Sesame Chicken offers a flavorful and satisfying meal that aligns with W-W principles. Adjust quantities based on personal preferences and dietary needs.

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