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Simple Sauteed Sesame Chicken

Rated as 4.58 out of 5 Stars

"A healthier, simpler, and more savory take on sesame chicken. This recipe can be made with regular flour or with a gluten-free flour mix, along with basic ingredients you can already find in your kitchen. My husband absolutely loves it and it is the perfect alternative to a night in with take-out. Best served with steamed rice, broccoli, carrots, and water chestnuts. Serve with steamed rice and vegetables."
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20 m servings 253
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  1. Cut chicken breasts into 1 1/2-inch slices about 1/4-inch thick. Season with salt and pepper. Combine flour, red pepper flakes, garlic powder, and onion powder in a large bowl. Add chicken and toss well. Add soy sauce, sesame oil, and honey; stir to coat.
  2. Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken and cook, stirring occasionally, until golden brown and juices run clear, 10 to 15 minutes.


  • Cook's Note:
  • You can use toasted or regular sesame oil.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 253 calories; 10.5 5.7 32.3 86 729 Full nutrition

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Super easy and absolutely delicious! If you have kids (or any other non-spicy eaters) you will want to scale back the red pepper flakes. IMHO the sweet and heat really makes it, though. Will def...

Pretty quick to put together. Flavor is great! Even the kids loved it. I added some toasted sesame seeds. Will make again!

Will definitely make this again!

Super easy and delicious! A new favorite.


All I added was toasted sesame seeds and it was delicious over rice! Added it to my favorites! It is quick and easy!

Delicious. Very flavorful. Better than expected.

Made this tonight and it was a good recipe. I would suggest to omit the salt because of the soya sauce before dredging the chicken in the flour mix . We found it too salty. I had to make quadrup...

It was spicy, so next time I’m doing half the red pepper lakes. But other than that it was a hit!!