Main Dishes

Sweet Chili Sesame Chicken

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I love making take-out meals at home. In the days when I was newly married I would rush home after work to catch 30-Minute Meals with Rachael Ray on Food Network. This was during her rise to fame, when she was introducing catch phrases that are now part of our cooking vernacular (EVOO: extra virgin olive oil, Stoup: soup that is thicker than soup but thinner than stew, and my personal favorite, MYOTO: make your own take-out). I subconsciously latched on to that concept, and it’s changed how my f

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For the chicken marinade:

1 T. low sodium soy sauce
1 T. cornstarch
1 egg white
1 t. sesame oil
1 1/2 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breast, thinly sliced

For the sauce:

2 T. low sodium soy sauce
2 t. cornstarch
1/2 c. sweet chili sauce (I used Taste of Thai brand)
2 t. sesame oil
1/2 t. ground ginger
1 garlic clove, minced

For cooking:

2 (.75 oz.) jars sesame seeds (about 1/2 c.)
2 t. sesame oil
3 medium carrots, peeled and sliced
8 oz. snow peas
White or brown rice for serving, if desired
For the chicken marinade: In a medium bowl whisk together the soy sauce, cornstarch, egg white and sesame oil. Add the chicken to the bowl and allow to marinate for 15 minutes while you prep the sauce and...
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Nutritions

Calories
405

Sodium
780mg
32% DV

Fat
12g
19% DV

Protein
17g
34% DV

Carbs
49g
16% DV

Fiber
5g
20% DV