Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Baked Sesame Chicken Recipe

I don't know about you, but I'm busy.  It seems like there are always a million and one things that need to be done, followed by a million and two places that I need to go.  When life gets busy it becomes all too easy to just eat out.  However, that can get expensive, and it's not all that healthy either.  That's why my Baked Sesame Chicken Recipe is the perfect busy night meal.

The finished baked sesame, on a bed of rice, on a white plate, with the title above it.

This Baked Sesame Chicken is a one pot meal, that is ready and on the table in 30 minutes. I can't wait to share it with you!

Let's Get Started...

Baked Sesame Chicken Recipe:
*Prep Time:  10 min.  *Cook Time: 30 min.  *Difficulty:  Easy  *Servings:  4


All of the ingredients needed to make the baked sesame chicken.

  • 3 Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts, cubed
  • 3 Tbsp. Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 3 Tbsp. Low Sodium Soy Sauce
  • 1 Tbsp. Sriracha
  • 1 tsp. Sesame Oil
  • 1 tsp. Fresh Grated Ginger
  • 1/4 c. Honey
  • 4 cloves of Garlic, minced
  • Pepper
To begin, preheat your oven to 425 degrees.

The pieces of raw chicken, cubed, and placed in a foil lined baking dish.

Next, line a baking dish with foil and spray it with cooking spray.
Add the cubed chicken to the baking dish.

All of the ingredients for the sesame glaze in a mixing bowl.

In a mixing bowl combine the olive oil, soy sauce, sesame oil, honey, sriracha sauce, garlic, ginger, and pepper.

The glaze for the sesame chicken, mixed together in a bowl.

Whisk everything together in the bowl.

The sesame glaze being poured over the cubed chicken in the baking dish.

Now pour the sesame glaze over the chicken and toss so that all of the pieces of chicken are coated.
Then place the baking dish into the preheated oven and bake for 30 minutes.

The finished Baked Sesame Chicken on a bed of rice, on a white plate.

While the Sesame Chicken is baking, you can make some rice to serve with it.  Once the chicken has finished cooking serve it over the rice and top with some sesame seeds and chopped scallions!  It is tasty, healthy, and ready in 30 minutes!  This Baked Sesame Chicken truly is the perfect weeknight meal.  I would love to hear about what your favorite quick and easy 30 minute meals are, so leave them in the comments below.  And if you like this recipe you may want to check out my Weeknight Chicken Curry or General Tso's Chicken as well.  Both are super simple and delicious!  So the next time you find yourself really busy, don't go for take out, whip something quick and healthy up at home!

And as always...

Happy Reading, Happy Eating, and Happy Living,
~The Kitchen Wife~


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