A Day in the Life of the Sutton's

A Day in the Life of the Sutton's

Healthy Sesame Chicken

Healthy Sesame Chicken


2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoons pepper
3 tablespoons flour
3 tablespoons toasted sesame oil
1 tablespoon olive oil
4 garlic cloves, minced
2 tablespoon low-sodium soy sauce
2 tablespoon brown sugar
2 tablespoon white vinegar
1 cup low-sodium chicken stock
corn starch
2-3 tablespoons toasted sesame seeds
brown rice
bag of frozen green beans


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. In a bowl, whisk together chicken stock, brown sugar, 2 tablespoon sesame oil, garlic cloves, soy sauce and vinegar.
  3. Place mixture in a small pan and heat over high heat. In same bowl mix together small amount of water and cornstarch. Add to mixture in the small pan while wisking until desired thickness.


  4. Dice chicken into bite sized pieces and toss with salt, pepper, and flour.


  5. Heat a large oven-proof skillet over medium-high heat. Add olive oil and 1 tablespoon sesame oil to skillet, and once hot, add chicken in a single layer. Cook until seared and golden on one side, then flip and cook until golden again, about 2-3 minutes.


  6. Pour chicken stock mixture over top and toss to coat, then turn off heat. Add green beans.


  7. Place skillet in oven and bake for 20 minutes. If your skillet cannot go into the oven, pour onto a cookie sheet as I did.


  8. Remove and cover with sesame seeds. Serve over brown rice.


  9. Enjoy!!!


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